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cheese steak

or cheesesteak

a sandwich of sliced steak topped with melted cheese and fried onions, usually served on a long roll. Unabridged
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Contemporary definitions for cheese steak

an American sandwich of sauteed beef and onions with melted cheese in an Italian or French hard roll; also called [Philadelphia cheese steak], cheesesteak

Word Origin

originated in Philadelphia in 1930s

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