Lancashire

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

Definition of Lancashire

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

Origin and Etymology of lancashire

Lancashire, England


First Known Use: 1896


Lancashire

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geographical name Lan·ca·shire \ˈlaŋ-kə-ˌshir, -shər\
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Lancaster

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Definition of Lancashire

  1. 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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