Definition of public house in English:

public house

Syllabification: pub·lic house


chiefly British
  • A tavern.
    More 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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