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Definition of lamington noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

lamington

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˈlæmɪŋtən//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈlæmɪŋtən//
 
(Australian English, New Zealand English)
 
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a square piece of sponge cake that has been put in liquid chocolate and covered with small pieces of coconut Word Originapparently from the name of Lord Lamington, Governor of Queensland (1895–1901), Australia.