There are 2 main definitions of Lancashire in English:

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Lancashire 1

Pronunciation: /ˈlaŋkəʃ(ɪ)ə/
A county of NW England, on the Irish Sea; administrative centre, Preston.

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There are 2 main definitions of Lancashire in English:

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Lancashire 2

Pronunciation: /ˈlaŋkəʃə/

noun

[mass noun]
A mild white cheese with a crumbly texture.
Example sentences
  • 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.

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