noun bo·lo·gna \bə-ˈlō-nē also -nyə, -nə\

: a wide cooked sausage that is cut into thin pieces and eaten in sandwiches

Full Definition of BOLOGNA

:  a large smoked sausage of beef, veal, and pork; also :  a sausage made (as of turkey) to resemble bologna

Variants of BOLOGNA

bo·lo·gna also ba·lo·ney \bə-ˈlō-nē\

Origin of BOLOGNA

short for Bologna sausage, from Bologna, Italy
First Known Use: 1596

Other Food Terms

Reuben, calamari, chuck, curry, edamame, foie gras, hummus, leaven, nonpareil, peel


geographical name Bo·lo·gna \bō-ˈlō-nyä\

Definition of BOLOGNA

commune N Italy of Emilia-Romagna at foot of the Apennines pop 379,964
Bo·lo·gnan \bə-ˈlō-nyən\ or Bo·lo·gnese \ˌbō-lə-ˈnēz, -ˈnēs, -ˈnyēz, -ˈnyēs\ adjective or noun

Variants of BOLOGNA

Bo·lo·gna or ancient Bo·no·nia \bə-ˈnō-nē-ə\
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noun bo·lo·gna \bə-ˈlō-nē\

Definition of BOLOGNA for Kids

:  a large smoked sausage usually made of beef, veal, and pork


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