Brie

noun
\ ˈbrē How to pronounce Brie (audio) \

Definition of Brie

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: a soft surface-ripened cheese with a whitish rind and a pale yellow interior

Brie

geographical name
\ ˈbrē How to pronounce Brie (audio) \

Definition of Brie (Entry 2 of 2)

district and medieval county of northeastern France east of Paris; chief town Meaux

First Known Use of Brie

Noun

1835, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Brie

Noun

French, from Brie, district in France

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“Brie.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Brie. Accessed 16 Jun. 2021.

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