Meaning of “corn bread” in the English Dictionary

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corn breadnoun [ U ]

uk /ˈkɔːn ˌbred/ us /ˈkɔːrn ˌbred/

Examples from literature

  • Dinner consisted of fat meat, peas and corn bread. 
  • During this period, we received nothing but corn bread. 
  • For weeks, he had subsisted upon corn bread and tallow. 
  • Occasionally the corn bread was replaced by flour bread. 
  • We had supper at twelve, roast pig for everybody, apple sauce, hominy, and corn bread. 

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

"corn bread" in American English

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corn breadnoun [ U ]

also cornbread, /ˈkɔrnˌbred/ /ˈkɔrn ˌbred/

sweet bread made from cornmeal

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

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