Caerphilly

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noun Caer·phil·ly \kär-ˈfi-lē\

Definition of Caerphilly

  1. :  a mild white friable cheese of Welsh origin

Origin and Etymology of caerphilly

Caerphilly, urban district in Wales


First Known Use: 1878


Caerphilly

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geographical name Caer·phil·ly \kər-ˈfi-lē\

Definition of Caerphilly

  1. administrative area of southeastern Wales area 107 square miles (277 square kilometers)


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