[ toor-tyair ]
/ tʊərˈtyɛər /
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a Canadian, especially French Canadian, pastry-covered pie containing minced pork or other chopped meat and various chopped vegetables.
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British Dictionary definitions for tourtière
/ (ˌtuːrtɪˈɛə, French turtjɛr) /
Canadian a type of meat pie
Word Origin for tourtière
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