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 (stō′lən, shtō′-)
n. pl. stollen or stol·lens
A rich yeast bread containing dried fruit, such as raisins, candied fruit, such as citron, chopped nuts, and spices.

[German, prop, support, stollen; see stull.]


(ˈstəʊlən; German ˈʃtɔlən)
(Cookery) a rich sweet bread containing nuts, raisins, etc
[German, from Stollen wooden post, prop; so called from its shape; see stall1]


(ˈstoʊ lən; Ger. ˈʃtɔ lən)

a sweetened German bread made from raised dough, usu. containing nuts, raisins, and citron.
[1925–30; < German Stolle(n), literally, post, support; so called from its shape]
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Also, the Commission has announced that German cakes Salzwedeler Baumkuchen, Dresdner Christollen, Dresdner Stollen and Dresdner Weihnachtsstollen will be given EU geographical indication protection in the EU, preventing them from being sold under this name in the EU unless they are made in their home region using traditional manufacturing methods.