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public house

Syllabification: pub·lic house

Definition of public house in English:

noun

chiefly British
A tavern.
Example sentences
  • However, the attractions of the public house or beerhouse was not merely to play darts, crib or dominoes.
  • Some parks and roads have been named after him and there is a public house named the Daylight Inn.
  • Public health groups want to make the city the first in Britain to prohibit smoking in all workplaces - including bars, cafes, nightclubs and public houses.

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