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Public

1. Describing anything available to the population at large. For example, a publicly-traded company may be owned and traded by anyone with the money to buy shares.

2. Describing anything owned or administered by a government. For example, a municipality owns and maintains a public park.
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These figures do not include the public houses in the surrounding areas of Middlesbrough such as North Ormesby, Cargo Fleet, Acklam and Ormesby.
The latest Jones Lang LaSalle Property Sentiment Survey shows that UK public houses are closing at the rate of 25 a week.
Route 806: Tile Hill Social Club, Jardine Crescent, Tile Hill North, departs 1.30pm; The Hawthorn Tree Public House, Broad Lane, Tile Hill North, 1.45pm; Ricoh Arena, arrives 2.30pm.
I conclude my own investigation into the death of the British public house:
The focus of In Public Houses is tavern life in Massachusetts, especially in and around Boston.
Despite the laws that meticulously prescribed who could have liquor licenses, who could drink in a tavern, and how many public houses a community could support, Salinger's detailed examination of business and legal records demonstrates that lawmakers rarely followed their own guidelines.

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