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amatriciana

Line breaks: ama|tri¦ci¦ana
Pronunciation: /ˌamətrɪʃiˈɑːnə/

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Definition of amatriciana in English:

adjective

Denoting a spicy pasta sauce made with tomatoes, pancetta or bacon, and basil.

Origin

from Italianall' Amatriciana 'in the style of Amatrice', from Amatrice, a town in central Italy, + the suffix -ana.

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