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New England clam chowder Syllabification: New Eng·land clam chow·der

Entry from US English dictionary

Definition of New England clam chowder in English:


A thick chowder made with clams, onions, potatoes, salt pork, and milk or cream.
Example sentences
  • Amy and I after that headed for a chowder house where we sat outside and ate hot New England clam chowder and nice warm clam cakes.
  • We make a New England clam chowder that is not that gloppy, thick, potato-infested thing we're all used to.
  • Someone offers him a bowl of New England clam chowder but he declines.
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