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clam·bake

 (klăm′bāk′)
n.
1. A seashore picnic where clams, fish, corn, and other foods are traditionally baked on heated stones covered with seaweed.
2. A dish consisting of clams and other seafood mixed with other ingredients, especially corn and potatoes, and then boiled or steamed in a large pot.
3. Informal A noisy or lively party or gathering.

clambake

(ˈklæmˌbeɪk)
n
1. (Cookery) a picnic, often by the sea, at which clams, etc, are baked
2. an informal party

clam•bake

(ˈklæmˌbeɪk)

n.
1. a seaside picnic at which clams and other seafood are baked, traditionally on hot stones under a covering of seaweed.
2. a noisy social gathering.
[1825–35, Amer.]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.clambake - a cookout at the seashore where clams and fish and other foods are cooked--usually on heated stones covered with seaweedclambake - a cookout at the seashore where clams and fish and other foods are cooked--usually on heated stones covered with seaweed
cookout - an informal meal cooked and eaten outdoors
Translations

clambake

[ˈklæmbeɪk] N (US) (Culin) → merienda f en la playa or en el campo (en la que se cocinan y comen almejas) (= party) → fiesta f

clambake

n (US) → Muschelessen ntam Strand; (inf: = party) → Fete f (inf)
References in classic literature ?
They went boating on the harbor and up the three pretty rivers that flowed into it; they had clambakes on the bar and mussel-bakes on the rocks; they picked strawberries on the sand-dunes; they went out cod-fishing with Captain Jim; they shot plover in the shore fields and wild ducks in the cove--at least, the men did.
Summer ales and lagers might be the obvious pairings for clambakes, but a white wine can offer great complimentary flavors as well.
Over 100 attendees enjoyed an evening of networking under the stars, delicious food by Russell's Clambakes, and raised over $5,000 for the Wonder Gardens.
Her family also remembers celebrating with clambakes on the 4th of July, another chance for her and Al to bring everyone together in their home.
It's G-rated fun in Provincetown, with luaus, clambakes, and bonfires organized by Rosie's R Family cruises and the Family Pride Coalition.
Besides family dinners, Connolly was in charge of cooking for special occasions, brunches, wedding receptions, celebrity and fundraising dinners, catered boat lunches and clambakes on the beach.
Ocean Edge has its own 18-hole golf course (being renovated by Nicklaus Design), bike trails, tennis courts, swimming pools and private beach (where clambakes are held).
There are also many special theme nights, such as a holiday season gathering, a Caribbean night featuring karaoke, and clambakes.
Without even alluding to clambakes or graduations or dockside robberies, Wheeldon manages to distill the essence of Carousel: the magnetic attraction between a tough carnival roustabout and a prim factory girl in the whirl of a New England summer.
The photograph has an innocence once referred to by John Steinbeck, which reflected an emergent America of clambakes, blue skies and summer hammocks on the lawn at midnight.
This section on the history of clambakes is largely abstracted from a book entitled, Clambake a History and Celebration of an American Tradition, written by Neustadt (1992).
It was fun, a string of parties, living room meetings, weekend clambakes, friendships.