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A building or room used for serving and eating meals, as on an army post.
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(Military) a military dining room, usually large
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a dining hall, esp. at a military base.
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|Noun||1.||mess hall - a (large) military dining room where service personnel eat or relax|
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)
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