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Leicester British & World English

A kind of mild, firm orange cheese originally made in Leicestershire

Leicester1 British & World English

A city in central England, on the River Soar, the county town of Leicestershire; population 294,900 (est. 2009). It was founded as a Roman settlement where the Fosse Way crosses the Soar (ad 50-100)

Leicester2 British & World English

A kind of mild, firm orange cheese originally made in Leicestershire

Red Leicester in Leicester2 British & World English

A kind of mild, firm orange cheese originally made in Leicestershire

Leicester, Earl of British & World English

see Dudley, Robert.

Border Leicester in Leicester2 British & World English

A sheep of a breed often crossed with other breeds to produce lambs for the meat industry

Dudley, Robert British & World English

Earl of Leicester (circa 1532–88), English nobleman, military commander, and favourite of Elizabeth I

Blue-faced Leicester in Leicester2 British & World English

A sheep of a breed similar to the Border Leicester, but with finer wool and a darker face