Definition of Monterey Jack in English:

Monterey Jack

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Pronunciation: /mɒntəreɪˈʤak
(also Monterey cheese or North American Jack cheese)


[mass noun]
  • A kind of cheese resembling Cheddar.
    More example sentences
    • Spanish rice, beans, Monterey Jack cheese, lettuce, sour cream and salsa are wrapped in a twelve inch flour tortilla to make a hefty meal.
    • Add corn and Monterey Jack cheese, blending well.
    • It plays a smothering defense with a tortilla wrap that is covered with melted Monterey Jack cheese.


from the name of Monterey County, California, where it was first made; the origin of Jack is unknown.

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