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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

An establishment where alcoholic beverages are sold.

Usage examples (38)
  • Many a man who thinks to found a home discovers that he has merely opened a tavern for his friends.
  • The revamped tavern is now a visitors center for Central Park, where tourists can sign up for nature tours or visit a gift shop.
  • The tavern was the only building in the habitation.
  • The tavern was a dingy affair, even to my rustic eye. for more
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