1. public defender a lawyer who represents indigent defendants at public expense
  2. public debate the formal presentation of a stated proposition and the opposition to it (usually followed by a vote)
  3. public lavatory a toilet that is available to the public
  4. public figure a well-known or notable person
  5. public lecture a speech that is open to the public
  6. public debt the total of the nation's debts: debts of local and state and national governments; an indicator of how much public spending is financed by borrowing instead of taxation
  7. public mover a company that moves the possessions of a family or business from one site to another
  8. Republic of Niger a landlocked republic in West Africa
  9. public domain property rights that are held by the public at large
  10. public convenience a toilet that is available to the public
  11. public servant someone who holds a government position
  12. public transit a public transportation system for moving passengers
  13. public treasury a treasury for government funds
  14. public easement any easement enjoyed by the public in general
  15. Republic of Honduras a republic in Central America
  16. public toilet a toilet that is available to the public
  17. public speaker a person who delivers a speech or oration
  18. Republic of India a republic in the Asian subcontinent in southern Asia
  19. Republic of Nauru an island republic on Nauru Island
  20. Republic of Ecuador a republic in northwestern South America