Definition of California roll in English:

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California roll

noun

A roll of sushi with a filling containing avocado, cucumber, and crabmeat: where does one begin when choosing a sake to match their fresh California roll?
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  • You won't find mayonnaise in any sushi bar in Tokyo, but the American-Japanese concoction they call a California roll went down a storm, and the thinly sliced scallops were outstanding.
  • The salmon was perfectly glazed, and the accompaniments - fried shumai, California rolls, and even the miso soup - were exceptional.
  • For the California roll, get some dried seaweed sheets, sesame seeds, medium grain sushi rice, an avocado, a cucumber, thin leg style imitation crab and some rice vinegar.

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Syllabification: Cal·i·for·nia roll

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