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baked Alaska

noun [C or U] uk   /ˌbeɪkt.əˈlæs.kə/ us  
a dish consisting of a cake base with ice cream on top covered with meringue (= a mixture made of sugar and the white part of eggs) that is cooked for a very short time at a high temperature
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