London broil

noun
Lon·​don broil | \ ˈlən-dən- How to pronounce London broil (audio) \

Definition of London broil

: a boneless cut of lean beef (such as top round or flank) that is usually broiled or grilled and typically served sliced diagonally across the grain

First Known Use of London broil

1902, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for London broil

London, England

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“London broil.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/London%20broil. Accessed 5 Dec. 2020.

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