Definition of Cotswold in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈkɒtswəʊld/


1A sheep of a breed with fine wool, often used to produce cross-bred lambs.
2 [mass noun] Double Gloucester cheese containing chives and onions.


Relating to the Cotswolds.
Example sentences
  • His autobiographical account of himself as a small boy growing up in an even smaller Cotswold village in a secluded valley, holds a special place in the hearts of its millions of readers.
  • The High Street contains many Cotswold stone buildings constructed between the 14th and 17th centuries and is now designated as a conservation area.
  • The couple are hoping to take up residence in a seven-bedroom rambling Cotswold house by Christmas.

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