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parmigiana

[pahr-muh-zhah-nuh, -zhahn; Italian pahr-mee-jah-nah] /ˌpɑr məˈʒɑ nə, -ˈʒɑn; Italian ˌpɑr miˈdʒɑ nɑ/
adjective, Italian Cookery.
1.
cooked with Parmesan cheese:
veal parmigiana; eggplant parmigiana.
Also, parmigiano
[pahr-muh-zhah-noh; Italian pahr-mee-jah-naw] /ˌpɑr məˈʒɑ noʊ; Italian ˌpɑr miˈdʒɑ nɔ/ (Show IPA)
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Origin
1940-1945
1940-45; < Italian, feminine of parmigiano Parmesan
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Examples from the web for parmigiana
  • There, it becomes prepared dishes of eggplant parmigiana.
  • Seafood specialties include such dishes as shrimp scampi, sauteed calamari marinara and eggplant and shrimp parmigiana.
  • Also on the menu are chicken and veal parmigiana, hot sausage and peppers and make-your-own-topping pizzas.
  • Order a personal brick-oven pizza or try dishes such as shrimp parmigiana and veal piccata.
  • Gluten-free entree choices include chicken parmigiana, broiled cod and various pastas in garlic and oil.
  • House specialties include chicken and shrimp scampi, veal parmigiana and meatballs.
  • Seafood dishes--such as lobster ravioli, fried calamari and shrimp parmigiana--are also available.
  • Also available are a fresh fish daily special, chicken parmigiana and veal piccata.
  • The dinner entrees include veal parmigiana, chicken piccata, shell steak and shrimp scampi.
  • Popular dishes include veal parmigiana, mussels marinara and fried ravioli marinara.

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