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English definition of “hostelry”

hostelry

noun [C]     /ˈhɒs.təl.ri/ US  /ˈhɑː.stəl-/ old use or humorous
a bar or pubSelling and serving alcoholic drinksPublic entertainment venues
(Definition of hostelry noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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