There are 2 main definitions of Cheshire in English:

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Cheshire 1

Pronunciation: /ˈCHeSHər/
/ˈCHeSHir/
A county in western central England; county town, Chester.

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Syllabification: Chesh·ire

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There are 2 main definitions of Cheshire in English:

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Cheshire 2

Pronunciation: /ˈCHeSHər/
/ˈCHeSHir/
(also Cheshire cheese)

noun

A kind of firm crumbly cheese, originally made in Cheshire, England.
Example sentences
  • It is packed with iron, and is excellent when eaten with Cheshire or Cheddar cheese and a steaming hot mug of tea.
  • Meaning that I ended up with a flavourless mixture of flour and water, with a hint of Cheshire cheese.
  • Break the Cheshire cheese into roughly shaped small pieces and add to the salad.

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Syllabification: Chesh·ire

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