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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.
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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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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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On reaching this point, the pedlar no longer saw the man on horseback, but found himself at the head of the village street, not far from a number of stores and two taverns, clustered round the meeting-house steeple.
The Mill Tavern in Hebburn has been closed since October 2018 but will open its doors once again after investment from Star Pubs & Bars and new licensees Alex and Gary Davison.
Archaeologists have discovered a (https://northcarolinahistory.org/encyclopedia/quitrents-colonial-period/) colonial-era , dated to 18 th century, tavern in North Carolina.
Frazier had been drinking at the Hickory Tavern in Columbia that afternoon, Berger said, and his blood alcohol content was .20, two-and-a-half times the legal limit for driving.
4 February 2019 - US-based lodging and entertainment company The Marcus Corp.'s (NYSE: MCS) Marcus Theatres division has closed the acquisition of the assets of Movie Tavern from VSS-Southern Theatres, LLC from US-based private equity firm Veronis Suhler Stevenson, the company said.
M2 EQUITYBITES-February 4, 2019-Marcus Theatres Closes USD 126m Acquisition of New Orleans-based Movie Tavern Circuit
of Milwaukee purchased the assets of the Movie Tavern chain from parent company VSS-Southern Theatres for a combination of $30 million in cash and 2,450,000 in shares of Marcus common stock.
The Skyline Tavern has long been an institution in Portland's West Hills.
BLYTH/WANSBECK AMBLE Tavern's home clash against Ashington RAOB was the only game played in the Premier Division.
Philadelphia, PA, October 24, 2018 --(PR.com)-- Thanal Indian Tavern's doors open tomorrow with a soft launch, and will be open to the public with a curtailed menu for the next fortnight as they are gearing up for a mega grand opening.
THE Tavern Co are offering a tasty reward to anyone who can help recover their much-loved delivery vehicle, after it was stolen this weekend.