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Definition of cafetorium

: a large room (as in a school building) designed for use both as a cafeteria and an auditorium

Examples of cafetorium in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web It's been 30 years since Scott Rowe staged his first full Alice Cooper tribute at a Phoenix nightclub not far from where Cooper launched his own career with a talent show appearance in the Cortez High School cafetorium. Ed Masley, The Arizona Republic, "'Alice got me where I am': Alice Cooper tribute act taking off the mascara after 30 years," 30 Oct. 2020 The city and school district will share the field house and part of the school, including the cafetorium. Bob Sandrick, cleveland, "Brecksville will preserve 20 acres of land on Blossom Hill," 15 Sep. 2020 The three-story building, encompassing 139,360 square feet, includes 21st century classrooms, science laboratories, robotics, engineering and computer labs, band and two art rooms, fitness room, library, two gymnasiums and a cafetorium. Roy Kent, Houston Chronicle, "Stafford MSD opening new middle school, administrative facility this month," 10 Aug. 2020 And a look inside reveals several classrooms that are close to being ready for finishing work, while areas such as the cafetorium and gymnasium in other parts of the building are less complete. Chuck Fieldman,, "Classrooms taking shape in new Hinsdale Middle School building," 12 July 2018 At the back of the cafetorium is the school’s music room, providing easy access to the stage for setting up performances. Kathleen Mcwilliams, Courant Community, "Flexibility, History: Architects Unveil Plans For Rocky Hill Intermediate School," 3 May 2018 This Olmsted Early Childhood PTA event is March 10 in the school's cafetorium. Joanne Berger Dumound/special To,, "Local barns add mysterious flavor in Olmsted community: Olmsted Dates and Data," 19 Feb. 2018 For anyone wishing to meet her, there will be a reception on Tuesday, February 20, after a 6 p.m. board of education meeting in the Academic Center cafetorium, 34620 Bainbridge Road, where the new superintendent will address the public. Linda Gandee/special To,, "Roxann Ramsey-Caserio named new North Ridgeville schools superintendent," 11 Feb. 2018 Anti-bully assembly: The North Ridgeville City School District welcomes educational comedian, Keith Deltano, for a parent/student anti-bullying assembly at 6:30 p.m. Nov. 2 in the North Ridgeville Academic Center cafetorium. Julie A. Short/special To,, "Avon Lake Big Kids Closet Resale event is Saturday: Short Takes on Avon, Avon Lake and North Ridgeville," 16 Oct. 2017

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First Known Use of cafetorium

1952, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for cafetorium

blend of cafeteria and auditorium

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“Cafetorium.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 16 Apr. 2021.

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