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mess hall

n.
A building or room used for serving and eating meals, as on an army post.

mess hall

n
(Military) a military dining room, usually large

mess′ hall`


n.
a dining hall, esp. at a military base.
[1860–65]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.mess hall - a (large) military dining room where service personnel eat or relaxmess hall - a (large) military dining room where service personnel eat or relax
dining room, dining-room - a room used for dining
officer's mess - a mess for the exclusive use of officers
training table - planned meals for athletes in training (usually served in a mess hall)
armed forces, armed services, military, military machine, war machine - the military forces of a nation; "their military is the largest in the region"; "the military machine is the same one we faced in 1991 but now it is weaker"
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