Gouda

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

Definition of Gouda

 (Entry 1 of 2)

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

Gouda

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

Definition of Gouda (Entry 2 of 2)

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

First Known Use of Gouda

Noun

1885, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Gouda

Noun

Gouda, Netherlands

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The first known use of Gouda was in 1885

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“Gouda.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Gouda. Accessed 23 Feb. 2020.

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Gouda

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English Language Learners Definition of Gouda

: a Dutch cheese that has a mild taste

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