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hundred-dollar hamburger

hundred-dollar hamburger
 n.— «One day Mascaro may have the controls as a group of those tenants fly off for a “$100 hamburger,” the term for flying to an outlying airport, such as Sedona or Payson, for lunch.» —“Airport’s manager has plans” by Rebecca I. Allen Arizona Republic (Phoenix) Dec. 30, 2005. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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