tavern


tavern

noun

Definition of TAVERN

1
a place of business where alcoholic beverages are sold to be consumed on the premises <a seedy section of the city's waterfront that was rife with cheap taverns, tattoo parlors, and run-down flophouses>
Synonyms bar, café (also cafe), cantina [Southwest], dramshop, gin mill, grogshop [chiefly British], pub, public house [chiefly British], saloon, taproom, tavern, watering hole, watering place
2
a place that provides rooms and usually a public dining room for overnight guests <a colonial-era tavern that has been serving weary travelers for two and a half centuries>

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