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Leicester

noun Leices·ter \ˈles-tər\

Definition of LEICESTER

1
:  an individual of a breed of white-faced long wool sheep having a massive body and heavy fleece that was originally developed in England and extensively used in the development of numerous modern sheep breeds
2
:  a hard usually orange-colored cheese similar to cheddar

Origin of LEICESTER

Leicester, county in England
First Known Use: 1798

Leicester

biographical name

Definition of LEICESTER

1st Earl of — see Robert dudley; — see also de montfort

Leicester

geographical name Leices·ter \ˈles-tər\

Definition of LEICESTER

city cen England of Leicestershire pop 270,600

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