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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A pungent, blue-veined, pressed Italian cheese made of cow's milk.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A kind of Italian pressed milk cheese; -- so called from a village near Milan.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. Italian blue cheese

Etymologies

After Gorgonzola, a town of northern Italy.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)

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