n. pl. caf·e·to·ri·ums or caf·e·to·ri·a (-tôr′ē-ə)
A large room, usually in an educational institution, that serves both as a cafeteria and as an auditorium.


a room, usually in a school or other educational institution, which serves both as a cafeteria and an auditorium
[C20: blend of café + auditorium]


(ˌkæf ɪˈtɔr i əm, -ˈtoʊr-)

a large room, esp. in a school, that functions both as a cafeteria and an auditorium.
[1950–55; b. cafeteria and auditorium]
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Cafetorium, Prairie Mountain School, 5305 Royal Ave.
The signing of the Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) creating the Quezon City Credit Surety Fund (Quezon City CSF) will be made at the BSP Assembly Hall, 3rd Floor, Cafetorium Building, BSP Complex, A.
in Clinton Elementary School's cafetorium, 100 Church St.
three classmates laughed right there in the cafetorium.
The school's new 8,000-square-foot open cafetorium (cafeteria and auditorium combination) creates a common gathering space that also simulates a work atmosphere.
That's a far cry from the early days when patrons sat on folding chairs in the Antelope Valley College cafetorium to hear piano duo Ferrante and Teicher in their first Antelope Valley appearance.
in the Cafetorium of the GM Global Vehicle Engineering Center in Warren, MI.
eyed my meager attempts in sixth grade to move my arms and legs in time to the music pouring out of the record player in our school's Cafetorium.
it was off to the school's cafetorium (cafeteria/auditorium).
A definitive chapter in the story of the Battle of Batoche, the deciding skirmish that ended the North-West Rebellion of 1885 for the Metis in Saskatchewan, unfolds upon the stage of the Carlton Cafetorium in Prince Albert, Sask.
These decoupages made a very colorful exhibit in our school cafetorium, which the entire school enjoyed.
7 million of bonds for a replacement cafetorium, new classrooms and a career facility.