Lancashire

noun
Lan·​ca·​shire | \ ˈlaŋ-kə-ˌshir How to pronounce Lancashire (audio) , -shər \

Definition of Lancashire

: a moist crumbly white English cheese that is used especially in cooking

First Known Use of Lancashire

1896, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Lancashire

Lancashire, England

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“Lancashire.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Lancashire. Accessed 2 Jul. 2022.

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Lancashire geographical name

Lan·​ca·​shire | \ ˈlaŋ-kə-ˌshir How to pronounce Lancashire (audio) , -shər \
variants: or Lancaster \ ˈlaŋ-​kə-​stər How to pronounce Lancashire (audio) \

Definition of Lancashire

county of northwestern England bordering on the Irish Sea; capital Preston area 1217 square miles (3152 square kilometers), population 1,171,339

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