Meaning of “sardine” in the English Dictionary

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sardinenoun [ C ]

us /sɑrˈdin/

a small, edible fish, often packed in large numbers in flat metal containers:

The train was so crowded, we were packed in like sardines (= too close together).

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