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submarine sandwichnoun [C]

uk   /ˈsʌb.mə.riːn ˌsæn.wɪdʒ/  us   /ˈsʌb.mə.riːn ˌsæn.wɪtʃ/ (informal sub) US
a long, thin loaf of bread filled with meat or cheese, and often lettuce, tomatoes, etc.
(Definition of submarine sandwich from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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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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