Gouda

noun
Gou·​da | \ ˈgü-də How to pronounce Gouda (audio) \

Definition of Gouda

: a mild cheese of Dutch origin that is similar to Edam but contains more fat

First Known Use of Gouda

1885, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Gouda

Gouda, Netherlands

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“Gouda.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Gouda. Accessed 20 May. 2022.

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Gouda geographical name

Gou·​da | \ ˈgau̇-də How to pronounce Gouda (audio) , ˈgü-, ˈḵau̇- \

Definition of Gouda

commune in the southwestern part of the Netherlands northeast of Rotterdam and famous for its cheese (Gouda) population 71,688

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