Main meanings of Lancashire in English

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Lancashire1

Pronunciation /ˈlaŋkəʃ(ɪ)ə/

proper noun

  • A county of north-western England, on the Irish Sea; county town, Lancaster.

Main meanings of Lancashire in English

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Lancashire2

Pronunciation /ˈlaŋkəʃ(ɪ)ə/

noun

mass noun
  • A mild white cheese with a crumbly texture, originally made in Lancashire.

    ‘Mr Procter said a cake with a cheddar base, a Lancashire cheese middle and Wensleydale and cranberry topping has proved the most popular so far.’
    • ‘The cottage cheese can be replaced with goat's cheese, ricotta, feta, Lancashire or Wensleydale.’
    • ‘Crumblies are best for toasting, especially Cheshire and Lancashire, as they melt into a mouth-watering, velvety mass under the grill.’