Entry from US English dictionary
A thick chowder made with clams, onions, potatoes, salt pork, and milk or cream.
- 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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Syllabification: New Eng·land clam chow·der
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