There are 2 definitions of Leicester in English:

Leicester1

Line breaks: Leices|ter
Pronunciation: /ˈlɛstə
 
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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).

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There are 2 definitions of Leicester in English:

Leicester2

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Pronunciation: /ˈlɛstə
 
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noun

1 (also Red Leicester) [mass noun] A kind of mild, firm orange cheese originally made in Leicestershire.
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  • 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.
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  • 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.
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  • This sheep produces a brilliant big Mule lamb, a cross with a Blue-faced Leicester.

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