Thousand-island-dressing meaning

A salad dressing typically made with mayonnaise, chili sauce, ketchup, and finely chopped vegetables such as pickles, bell peppers, green olives, and onions.
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A salad dressing made of mayonnaise with chili sauce or ketchup and minced pickles, capers, olives, etc.
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A salad dressing of mayonnaise, ketchup, Tabasco sauce and finely chopped vegetables.
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Origin of thousand-island-dressing

  • After the Thousand Islands (perhaps in reference to the many small pieces of vegetables in the dressing)

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition