cantina

[ kan-tee-nuh; Spanish kahn-tee-nah ]SEE DEFINITION OF cantina
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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR CANTINA

That fellow Fidelio rode into the cantina here at La Partida today.

In Fernando's eyes, in the cantina, there had been the glaze of fear.

There are eighteen holes, with a favorite "nineteenth" in the cantina.

Reaching the plaza, I dismounted, entered the cantina and called for a basin of water.

The room was the cantina, and all were indulging in potations, more or less deep, of El Paso whiskey.

As they came out of the livery barn again, Bartley happened to glance at the lighted doorway of the cantina opposite.

Mr. Potter's motor we called "the cantina," for obvious and refreshing reasons.

She has the woman at the cantina backed off the map, and my future Spanish lessons will be under the wing of Doña Luz.

Their sudden action did not escape the soldier, who, attributing it to another cause, also hastily quitted the cantina.

Then they entered a cantina for breakfast, purposely choosing one that was little frequented by Americans.

WORD ORIGIN

"bar room, saloon," 1892, Texas and U.S. southwest dialect, from Spanish and Italian form of canteen.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR CANTINA

snack bar

nounplace for buying snacks
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