Caerphilly

noun
Caer·​phil·​ly | \ kär-ˈfi-lē How to pronounce Caerphilly (audio) \

Definition of Caerphilly

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: a mild white friable cheese of Welsh origin

Caerphilly

geographical name
Caer·​phil·​ly | \ kər-ˈfi-lē How to pronounce Caerphilly (audio) \

Definition of Caerphilly (Entry 2 of 2)

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

First Known Use of Caerphilly

Noun

1878, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Caerphilly

Noun

Caerphilly, urban district in Wales

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The first known use of Caerphilly was in 1878

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“Caerphilly.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Caerphilly. Accessed 26 Jan. 2021.

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