cantina

[ kan-tee-nuh; Spanish kahn-tee-nah ]
/ kænˈti nə; Spanish kɑnˈti nɑ /

noun, plural can·ti·nas [kan-tee-nuhz; Spanish kahn-tee-nahs]. /kænˈti nəz; Spanish kɑnˈti nɑs/. Southwestern U.S.

a saloon; bar.

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Origin of cantina

1835–45, Americanism;<Spanish <Italian; see canteen
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British Dictionary definitions for cantina

cantina
/ (kænˈtiːnə) /

noun

a bar or wine shop, esp in a Spanish-speaking country

Word Origin for cantina

from Spanish
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