Thousand Island dressing

noun

Definition of Thousand Island dressing

: mayonnaise with chili sauce and seasonings (such as chopped pimientos, green peppers, and onion)

First Known Use of Thousand Island dressing

1912, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Thousand Island dressing

Thousand Islands, islands in the St. Lawrence River

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The first known use of Thousand Island dressing was in 1912

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“Thousand Island dressing.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Thousand%20Island%20dressing. Accessed 5 Dec. 2021.

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