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Definition of soul food in English:

noun

[mass noun]
Food traditionally associated with black people of the southern US.
Example sentences
  • These risk factors can be controlled through regular exercise and healthy diet, but for African Americans, our love of soul food and convenience foods has been difficult to balance.
  • Why would a national debate on food tolerance focus on burgers to the exclusion of, say, Mexican fast food, soul food, or sushi?
  • An estimated 60,000 adults and children thronged the Book Fair which had more than 350 stalls, including nine of them in the Food Court selling soul food.

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