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submarine sandwichnoun [C]

uk   us   (informal sub) US
a ​long, ​thin loaf of ​breadfilled 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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