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Canadian bacon

[ kuh-ney-dee-uhn bey-kuhn ]
/ kəˈneɪ di ən ˈbeɪ kən /
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noun
relatively lean bacon cut from the loin: in Canada, usually coated with peameal or cornmeal.
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Also called, Canadian, back bacon .

Origin of Canadian bacon

First recorded in 1935–40
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British Dictionary definitions for Canadian bacon

Canadian bacon

noun
the US name for back bacon
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