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dabba

(ˈdæbə)
n
(Cookery) (in Indian cookery) a round metal box used to transport hot food, either from home or from a restaurant, to a person's place of work
[C20: from Hindi: lunchbox]
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Khamis refused to be drawn on the subject of Dabba, the proposed site of Egypt's first nuclear facility, which lies 160 km west of Alexandria.
Widower Sjan is close to retirement, and everyday eats a lacklustre dabba, or lunchbox, from his local restaurant.
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