Lancashire

noun Lan·ca·shire \ ˈlaŋ-kə-ˌshir , -shər \

Definition of Lancashire

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

Origin and Etymology of lancashire

Lancashire, England


Lancashire

geographical name Lan·ca·shire \ ˈlaŋ-kə-ˌshir , -shər \
variants: or Lancaster play \ˈlaŋ-kəs-tər\

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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