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a sandwich of sliced steak topped with melted cheese and fried onions, usually served on a long roll.

an American sandwich of sauteed beef and onions with melted cheese in an Italian or French hard roll; also called [Philadelphia cheese steak], cheesesteak
Word Origin

originated in Philadelphia in 1930s
Usage Note



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