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caer·phil·lyor Caer·phil·ly (kär-fĭl′ē)
A mild white Welsh cheese.
[After Caerphilly, a district of southeast Wales.]
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1. (Placename) a market town in SE Wales, in Caerphilly county borough: site of the largest castle in Wales (13th–14th centuries). Pop: 31 060 (2001)
2. (Placename) a county borough in SE Wales, created in 1996 from parts of Mid Glamorgan and Gwent. Pop: 170 200 (2003 est). Area: 275 sq km (106 sq miles)
3. a creamy white mild-flavoured cheese
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014
a mild, white, crumbly, medium-hard cheese.
[after Caerphilly, town in S Wales where it was orig. made]
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