Definition of open sandwich in English:

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open sandwich

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A single piece of bread with a savoury topping: these open sandwiches make a great light summer lunch
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  • The menu covers all eventualities, from salads and burgers to open sandwiches, steaks and chicken, as well as grilled and poached salmon.
  • Something basic, like soup and a salad, or an open sandwich.
  • If you're being pedantic, I suppose this makes it more of an open sandwich, but in my book the mozzarella and pepperoni qualify it as pizza.

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