Definition of tourtière in English:

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tourtière

Pronunciation: /to͝orˈtyer/

noun (plural same)

A kind of meat pie traditionally eaten at Christmas in Canada.
Example sentences
  • They were busy packing the root cellar with parsnips, canning their ox tongues and making their tourtieres and petes-des-soeurs, or driving the dogsled down the hill for a barrel of water.
  • At four big tourtières for that price, it was a steal - two people could eat that alone and be satisfied, and that could really be said of any of the dishes at this affordable and justifiably crowded spot.
  • I saw a friend and she had tourtiere for dinner, except without meat and with seitan instead, so it actually tasted good.

Origin

French.

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Syllabification: tour·tière

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