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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Unlicensed drinking establishment.

Usage examples (37)
  • It also doubles up as a "shebeen," a small tavern that helps her make ends meet.
  • (a member of the Youth Brigade of the Street Committee) at the shebeen was the last straw.
  • Gibbons, who had been driving a brisk trade at his "shebeen," the only house of business or entertainment for miles around.
  • 'shebeen' in one of Johannesburg's wealthy white neighborhoods. for more
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