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Manhattan clam chowder

Syllabification: Man·hat·tan clam chow·der

Definition of Manhattan clam chowder in English:

noun

A chowder made with clams, vegetables, salt pork, and seasonings in a tomato-based broth.
Example sentences
  • So Dana and I decided to order Manhattan clam chowder (which I'd heard was very good there) and a fried oyster appetizer, despite Dana's squeamishness.
  • This week's recipe for Manhattan clam chowder provides a filling centerpiece to an autumn meal.
  • Well-seasoned New England and Manhattan clam chowders are also everything they should be.

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