Definition of stolovaya in English:

stolovaya

Line breaks: sto|lov|aya
Pronunciation: /stəˈlɒvəjə
 
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noun

  • (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.

Origin

Russian.

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