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café chantant

[kaf-ey shahn-tahn, ka-fey, kuh-; French ka-fey shahn-tahn]
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noun, plural ca·fés chan·tants [kaf-ey shahn-tahnz, ka-fey, kuh-; French ka-fey shahn-tahn] /ˈkæf eɪ ʃɑnˈtɑ̃z, kæˈfeɪ, kə-; French ka feɪ ʃɑ̃ˈtɑ̃/.
  1. an intimate cabaret offering sophisticated musical entertainment.

Origin of café chantant

1850–55; < French: literally, musical café, café where concerts are held
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