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cantina

noun can·ti·na \kan-ˈtē-nə\

Definition of CANTINA

1
Southwest :  a pouch or bag at the pommel of a saddle
2
Southwest :  a small barroom :  saloon
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Examples of CANTINA

  1. <we spent an interesting evening in that desert town's lone cantina>

Origin of CANTINA

American Spanish, from Spanish, canteen, from Italian, wine cellar — more at canteen
First Known Use: 1844

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