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English definition of “submarine (sandwich)”

submarine (sandwich)

noun [C]  /ˈsʌb·məˌrin (ˈsænd·wɪtʃ)/ (short form sub) Cdn regional US
a long, narrow sandwich filled with such things as meat, cheese, and vegetables; a hero (sandwich)
(Definition of submarine (sandwich) from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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