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tav·ern

 (tăv′ərn)
n.
1. A place of business that serves alcoholic beverages and often basic meals.
2. An inn for travelers.

[Middle English taverne, from Old French, from Latin taberna, hut, tavern, probably from *traberna, from trabs, trab-, beam; see trave.]
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tavern

(ˈtævən)
n
1. (Commerce) a less common word for pub
2. (Commerce) US and Eastern Canadian and NZ a place licensed for the sale and consumption of alcoholic drink
[C13: from Old French taverne, from Latin taberna hut]
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tav•ern

(ˈtæv ərn)

n.
1. a place where liquors are sold to be consumed on the premises.
2. a public house for travelers and others; inn.
[1250–1300; Middle English taverne < Old French < Latin taberna hut, inn, shop]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.tavern - a building with a bar that is licensed to sell alcoholic drinkstavern - a building with a bar that is licensed to sell alcoholic drinks
beer garden - tavern with an outdoor area (usually resembling a garden) where beer and other alcoholic drinks are served
bucket shop - (formerly) a cheap saloon selling liquor by the bucket
building, edifice - a structure that has a roof and walls and stands more or less permanently in one place; "there was a three-story building on the corner"; "it was an imposing edifice"
gin mill, pothouse, pub, public house, taphouse, saloon - tavern consisting of a building with a bar and public rooms; often provides light meals
rathskeller - a tavern below street level featuring beer; originally a German restaurant in the basement of city hall
shebeen - unlicensed drinking establishment
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tavern

noun inn, bar, pub (informal, chiefly Brit.), public house, watering hole (facetious slang), boozer (Brit., Austral., & N.Z. informal), hostelry, alehouse (archaic), taproom The tavern was packed with about 120 drinkers.
Quotations
"There is nothing which has yet been contrived by man, by which so much happiness is produced as by a good tavern or inn" [Dr. Johnson]
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Translations
حانَه، خان، فَنْدُق
hostinec
beværtningkro
krá
krodziņštaverna

tavern

(archaic) [ˈtævən] Ntaberna f
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tavern

[ˈtævərn] ntaverne f
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tavern

n (old)Taverne f, → Schänke f, → Schenke f (old)
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tavern

[ˈtævən] n (old) → taverna
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tavern

(ˈtӕvən) noun
an inn or public house. The travellers stopped at a tavern for a meal and a mug of ale.
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary © 2006-2013 K Dictionaries Ltd.
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