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à la king(ä′lə kĭng′, ăl′ə)
Cooked in a cream sauce with green pepper or pimiento and mushrooms.
[Perhaps after William King (died 1915), American cook said to have invented the dish at the Bellevue Hotel in Philadelpia.]
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à la king(ɑː lɑː ˈkɪŋ; æ lə)
(Cookery) (usually postpositive) cooked in a cream sauce with mushrooms and green peppers
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à la king(ˌɑ lə ˈkɪŋ, ˌæl ə)
diced and served in a cream sauce containing mushrooms, pimiento, and green pepper: chicken à la king.
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