Edam

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noun \ˈē-dəm, ˈē-ˌdam\

Definition of Edam

  1. :  a yellow pressed cheese of Dutch origin usually made in flattened balls and often coated with red wax

Origin and Etymology of edam

Edam, Netherlands


First Known Use: 1836


Edam

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geographical name \ˈē-dəm, -ˌdam, D ā-ˈdäm\

Definition of Edam

  1. commune in the northwestern part of the Netherlands on the IJsselmeer north-northeast of Amsterdam population 28,754


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