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in Great Britain, any hotel, public house, tavern, or coffeehouse where lodging is provided. In American usage, the inn is generally a small rural lodging house for transients.
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An establishment licensed to sell liquor and beer to be consumed on the premises. A public house or inn for travelers; saloon, bar.


1. A place which provides eating and drinking, but no lodging, for the public; a tavern.
2. A hotel.
3. A student hostel or residence.
4. A hospice.


1. a less common word for pub
2. US, Eastern Canadian, and NZ a place licensed for the sale and consumption of alcoholic drink
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