bologna sausage


noun

  1. a large seasoned sausage made of finely ground meat, usually beef and pork, that has been cooked and smoked.

noun

  1. mainly US and Canadian a large smoked sausage made of seasoned mixed meatsAlso called: baloney, boloney, (esp Brit) polony

noun

  1. a city in N Italy, at the foot of the Apennines: became a free city in the Middle Ages; university (1088). Pop: 371 217 (2001)Ancient name: Bononia (bəˈnəʊnɪə)

noun

  1. Giovanni da Bologna See Giambologna
n.

1850, variant of bologna sausage (1590s), named for the city in Italy, whose name is from Latin Bononia, which either represents Gaulish bona “foundation, fortress,” or Boii, the name of the Gaulish people who occupied the region 4c. B.C.E. Also see baloney.

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