Entry from British & World English dictionary
Definition of stolovaya in English:
(In Russia) a cafeteria or canteen: in Soviet stolovayas ill-tempered women plopped the food on to Bakelite plates
More example sentences
- There was no incentive to remain in the stolovaya after eating.
- For supper, we went to the railway workers' stolovaya.
- They might have taken lunch at the local stolovaya but otherwise they cooked at home.
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