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

Definition of pizzeria

: an establishment where pizzas are made or sold

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Many pizzerias, too, will sell portions of fresh dough to take away and bake at home. Kitty Greenwald, WSJ, "The Easiest Way to Eat More Healthy Fish," 16 Jan. 2019 The restaurant retains a special place in the pizza pantheon by virtue of having been around for so long, one pizzeria tour guide says. Charles Passy, WSJ, "Historian Challenges Lombardi’s Pizza Primacy," 15 Feb. 2019 Luigia This pizzeria has a cosmopolitan yet low-key atmosphere. Kelly Dinardo, WSJ, "Geneva Beyond the Cliché," 12 Dec. 2018 The competition was held in a gaming bar that shares space with a pizzeria. Russ Bynum And Brendan Farrington, Fox News, "Sheriff: Gunman kills 2, then himself at video game tourney," 27 Aug. 2018 This underground music club doubles as a pizzeria that's beloved by locals and visitors alike. Kara Thompson, Town & Country, "T&C Travel Guide: Winter In Cape May, New Jersey," 10 Dec. 2018 Hussain, the informant, posed as a wealthy Muslim radical, was the central prosecution witness in a 2004 federal sting focusing on a pizzeria owner and an imam at an Albany mosque. Luis FerrÉ-sadurnÍ, The Seattle Times, "Firm That Owned Limo in Deadly Crash Repeatedly Failed Inspections," 8 Oct. 2018 Jacksonville Sheriff Mike Williams has declined to comment on what motivated Katz to open fire inside a gaming bar connected to a pizzeria at The Jacksonville Landing, a collection of restaurants and shops along the St. Johns River. Russ Bynum, Fox News, "'It just doesn't make sense': Gamers baffled by shootings," 27 Aug. 2018 If your family can't get enough pizza, a Burleson pizzeria has the answer. Bud Kennedy, star-telegram, "This new high-rise cafe in Fort Worth has a great view. And surprise: It's not expensive," 28 May 2018

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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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English Language Learners Definition of pizzeria

: a restaurant where mainly pizzas are served

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