Meaning of rathskeller

raths•kel•ler

Pronunciation: (rät'skel"ur, rat'-, rath'-), [key]
— n.
  1. (in Germany) the cellar of a town hall, often used as a beer hall or restaurant.
  2. a restaurant patterned on the German rathskeller, usually located below street level.
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