Definition of "taverna" [taverna]

  • A café or small restaurant in Greece. (noun)

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Use "taverna" in a sentence
  • "The taverna was a low, squat structure of whitewashed plaster with a swinging wooden door through which lemon light poured beckoningly and with a creaking sign over its frontage, depicting a giant crab so elaborately carapaced it seemed pre - historic."
  • "The first was a kind of taverna; the other was more classic."
  • "And don't let the "taverna" appellation mislead; although the bar serves lunch and upscale bar noshes ($9-14), it's not really a dinner destination (kitchen open M-F until 8)."
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