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Definition of mess hall in English:

noun

North American
A room or building where people, especially soldiers, eat together.
Example sentences
  • Reese said an Army colonel named Jordan sent a soldier to the mess hall for ice to preserve the body overnight.
  • Meals were eaten in the mess hall, a separate building also down the road.
  • The memory showed that a large building, the mess hall, would be directly before them.

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