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addaword.gifdefinition of yumcha

a Chinese lunch in the Cantonese style where people go to a restaurant to have China tea and Cantonese snacks (dimsum) which are usually served from trollies pushed around the restaurant by waiters
We love to go to yumcha on Sunday.
Submitted by: Peter Mo from Hong Kong on 15/05/2009 12:10:00
Definition of yumcha from the Open Dictionary – a public resource hosted by Macmillan English Dictionary Online

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a very large party where people eat, sell or share many different types of food, usually held outside or in a large public building

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