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Definition of "clam chowder" [clam chowder]

  • Any of various soups made with clams, salt pork, potatoes, onions, and milk or tomatoes. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "clam chowder" in a sentence
  • "They ordered, the Fish Tank's famous clam chowder and broiled whitefish — from a waiter named Harvey who had once been in Mildred's art class."