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A large sandwich consisting of a long roll split lengthwise and filled with layers of various ingredients such as meat, cheese, tomatoes, lettuce, and condiments. Also called grinder, hero, hoagie; Also called regionally torpedo, wedge, zep.
[From the resemblance of the long roll to the hull of a submarine.]
(Cooking) a sandwich made with a long cylindrical bread roll. Also called: sub sandwich or sub
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|Noun||1.||submarine sandwich - a large sandwich made of a long crusty roll split lengthwise and filled with meats and cheese (and tomato and onion and lettuce and condiments); different names are used in different sections of the United States|
hero sandwich, hoagie, hoagy, Italian sandwich, poor boy, sub, Cuban sandwich, grinder, zep, submarine, torpedo, wedge, bomber, hero
sandwich - two (or more) slices of bread with a filling between them