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Leicester 1

Syllabification: Leices·ter
Pronunciation: /ˈlestər/
A city in central England, on the Soar River; population 294,900 (est. 2009).

Words that rhyme with Leicester

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Leicester 2 Syllabification: Leices·ter
Pronunciation: /ˈlestər/

noun

1 (also Red Leicester) A kind of mild, firm cheese, typically orange-colored and originally made in Leicestershire.
Example sentences
  • Grate some Cheddar and some Red Leicester to provide a nice change.
2 (also Border Leicester) A sheep of a breed often crossed with other breeds to produce lambs for the meat industry.
Example sentences
  • The first Border Leicesters were introduced into Otago from Scotland by the New Zealand and Australian Land Co. in 1859.
3 (also Blue-faced Leicester) A sheep of a breed similar to the Border Leicester, but with finer wool and a darker face.
Example sentences
  • This sheep produces a brilliant big Mule lamb, a cross with a Blue-faced Leicester.

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