Definition of shawarma in English:


Syllabification: sha·war·ma
Pronunciation: /SHəˈwärmə


  • Roasted meat, especially when cooked on a revolving spit and shaved for serving in sandwiches.
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    • With few options open to us, we bought from a street vendor roast chicken shaved from a spit and served on pita bread - shawarma.
    • If they were hungry for something other than the normal dining hall fare, they could enjoy chicken and hot bean sauce, shawarmas (a Middle East sandwich made in a pita), or even ice cream from the concessionaires.
    • The beef and chicken shawarma are tender morsels of seasoned meat.

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