American chop suey

noun

Definition of American chop suey

US, chiefly New England
: a dish of elbow macaroni, ground beef, and tomatoes or tomato sauce typically with chopped onions and green peppers

First Known Use of American chop suey

1902, in the meaning defined above

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“American chop suey.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/American%20chop%20suey. Accessed 28 Feb. 2020.

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