/ German (ˈraːtskɛlər) /
the cellar of a town hall, esp one used as a beer hall or restaurant
any similar establishment, esp in the US
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Word Origin for Ratskeller
German: from Rat (haus) town hall + Keller cellar
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Example sentences from the Web for Ratskeller
He got his hosts to bring him to the ratskeller where they sat down to comedy-sized beers and huge, suspicious steaming wursts.Makers|Cory Doctorow