piz·​ze·​ria | \ ˌpēt-sə-ˈrē-ə How to pronounce pizzeria (audio) \

Definition of pizzeria

: an establishment where pizzas are made or sold

Examples of pizzeria in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Use Next and Previous buttons to navigate The Bottling Department food hall at the Pearl is set to introduce a pizzeria — its first — in June with the launch of WonderSlice, a concept from chef and owner Ben Schwartz. Chuck Blount, San Antonio Express-News, 4 May 2022 Surveillance video at the time from the alley behind the pizzeria shows two men, both wearing hospital masks, walking at 2:16 A.M. One has a hoodie over his head and the other is wearing a hat. chicagotribune.com, 1 Mar. 2022 The wood-oven pizzeria has been experimenting over the past couple of years with ways to accommodate a variety of diets. Cheryl V. Jackson, The Indianapolis Star, 25 Jan. 2022 Fallucca would visit Sherman Phoenix while mentoring Sauce and Spice, the pizzeria that was one of the opening businesses there in late 2018. Carol Deptolla, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 22 Jan. 2022 The conspiracy theory, which was debunked by the FBI and Washington police, prompted a North Carolina man to fire a rifle in the pizzeria. NBC News, 12 Apr. 2022 The duo met at 6:30 p.m. at Martha Dear, a cozy pizzeria in Mount Pleasant. Washington Post, 24 Feb. 2022 Like Dunn-Downing, Clark, 38, started skiing very early, at age two, in Vermont, where her parents owned, and which her family still runs, a pizzeria in Dover. Alicia Ault, Smithsonian Magazine, 4 Feb. 2022 Chinese place on Manhattan’s Lower East Side; and Lucali, the iconic pizzeria in the Carroll Gardens section of Brooklyn — which practically ensured their inclusion. New York Times, 17 Dec. 2021 See More

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First Known Use of pizzeria

circa 1912, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for pizzeria

Italian, from pizza

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19 May 2022

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“Pizzeria.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pizzeria. Accessed 23 May. 2022.

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