Definition of tourtière in English:

tourtière

Line breaks: tour|tière
Pronunciation: /ˌtʊətɪˈɛː
 
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(also tourtiere)

noun (plural pronounced same)

1A kind of meat pie traditionally eaten at Christmas in Canada.
More 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.
1.1A tin or round baking sheet for tarts and pies.

Origin

French.

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