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ramen (ˈrɑmən Pronunciation for )


plural noun

  1. ([sometimes with sing. v.]) Japanese noodles of wheat flour, usually served in broth with pieces of vegetables and meat

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Example Sentences Including 'ramen'

I lived off those little packages of Oriental ramen noodles, dried mushrooms, dried shrimp.
Annie Proulx THE SHIPPING NEWS (2002)
"She stood there, hands outstretched with a neon packet of ramen.
Killing the Buddha (2003)
Out came something like a never-ending, transparent ramen noodle, exactly what the effects wizards wanted.
Seattle Times (2002)


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