[ kaf-ey shahn-tahn, ka-fey, kuh-; French ka-fey shahn-tahn ]
/ ˈkæf eɪ ʃɑnˈtɑ̃, kæˈfeɪ, kə-; French ka feɪ ʃɑ̃ˈtɑ̃ /
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/.
an intimate cabaret offering sophisticated musical entertainment.
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Origin of café chantant
1850–55; < French: literally, musical café, café where concerts are held
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