Meaning of “bologna” in the English Dictionary

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"bologna" in British English

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bolognanoun [ U ]

uk /bəˈləʊ.ni/ us /bəˈloʊ.ni/ also baloney US

Examples from literature

  • Have some more bologna, said Wilbur. 
  • He would buy bologna and potato salad on Sunday nights, and perhaps they would slice up a raw onion. 
  • Ruth accepted a piece of the bologna and the crackers gravely. 
  • She baited her hook with a piece of the bologna and caught a big, struggling carp. 
  • The bologna sausage was shared in like fashion, but I never heard of any one who got a taste of the pies. 

(Definition of “bologna” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"bologna" in American English

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bolognanoun [ U ]

us /bəˈloʊ·ni/ also baloney

a cooked, smoked sausage (= mixed meat in a tube shape) that is sliced and eaten cold:

Lunch was a bologna sandwich and cold soda.

(Definition of “bologna” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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