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1. Brit the formal name for pub
2. US and Canadian an inn, tavern, or small hotel
Collins Discovery Encyclopedia, 1st edition © HarperCollins Publishers 2005
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.
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