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western omelet

Syllabification: west·ern om·e·let

Definition of western omelet in English:


An omelet containing a filling of onion, green pepper, and ham.
Example sentences
  • We walked to the lead diner at 0915 and had a western omelet.
  • At a nearby breakfast table two Army Airborne Infantry soldiers, with legs wrapped in casts and Ace bandages, ate western omelets and compared notes.
  • Years ago they attempted to serve up western omelets (or Denver omelets, depending on where you live…), but couldn't crank them out fast enough.

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