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pizzeria

[peet-suh-ree-uh] /ˌpit səˈri ə/
noun
1.
a restaurant, bakery, or the like, where pizzas are made and sold.
Origin
1940-1945
1940-45; < Italian, equivalent to pizz(a) pizza + -eria -ery
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Examples from the web for pizzeria
  • Discuss some of the other factors that influence the choice of pizzeria, especially quality and price.
  • The hotel does not have on-site dining, but it is within walking distance to a pizzeria and a beachfront restaurant.
  • Sold the pizzeria eight months after starting the catering business.
British Dictionary definitions for pizzeria

pizzeria

/ˌpiːtsəˈriːə/
noun
1.
a place where pizzas are made, sold, or eaten
Word Origin
C20: from Italian, from pizza + -eria-ery
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Word Origin and History for pizzeria
n.

1943, likely in use in American English in restaurant names by 1930, from pizza with ending as in cafeteria.

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