Definition of rathskeller in English:

rathskeller

Line breaks: raths|keller
Pronunciation: /ˈrɑːtsˌkɛlə
 
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noun

US
A beer hall or restaurant in a basement.
More example sentences
  • I was there prowling for pierogies last week, and that's how we ended up in a rathskeller of a place called the Polish Village Café.

Origin

early 20th century: from obsolete German (now Ratskeller), from Rathaus 'town hall' + Keller 'cellar', denoting the place where beer and wine were sold.

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