There are 2 definitions of savoy in English:


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Pronunciation: /səˈvɔɪ
(also savoy cabbage)


A cabbage of a hardy variety with densely wrinkled leaves.
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  • There was a nice waxy potato and onion gratin, stir-fried savoy cabbage, sweet roast carrots, quite acceptable courgette and mangetout.
  • ‘Savoy Express’ is the earliest savoy cabbage, just perfect for that crispy slaw or cabbage salad, and each 1-1 1/2 pound head can be spaced only 12 inches apart.
  • And a hefty braised pork chop with carrots, savoy cabbage, and fingerling potatoes is just the kind of comfort food we crave now.


late 16th century: from Savoy.

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There are 2 definitions of savoy in English:


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Pronunciation: /səˈvɔɪ
An area of SE France bordering on NW Italy, a former duchy ruled by the counts of Savoy from the 11th century. In 1720 Savoy was joined with Sardinia and Piedmont to form the kingdom of Sardinia, but in 1861, when Sardinia became part of a unified Italy, Savoy was ceded to France.



adjective & noun
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  • One of Killy's ancillary ambitions had also been fulfilled: to upgrade roads, tunnels, water purification facilities, and sewers of the entire Savoyard region.
  • We glided ankle-deep in fresh powder down through the woods from which the Savoyard have been making their living since the 11 th century.
  • He is not a Londoner; he is a Savoyard from the French Alps.

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