from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A building or room used for serving and eating meals, as on an army post.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. : A military dining room or building on an army or marine base.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a (large) military dining room where service personnel eat or relax
From mess (military meal). (Wiktionary)