American cheese

noun

Definition of American cheese

: a processed cheese made from American cheddar

First Known Use of American cheese

1763, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of American cheese was in 1763

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“American cheese.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/American%20cheese. Accessed 20 Jun. 2021.

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American cheese

noun

English Language Learners Definition of American cheese

: a mild cheese made in the U.S. from cheddar cheese

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