Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A type of brine cheese popular on the Balkan peninsula.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. See siren, 6.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Same as siren, 8.
  • n. In zoology, same as Siren, 6 .

Etymologies

From Bulgarian сирене (sirene), from Proto-Slavic, from Proto-Indo-European *suros, whence English sour, German sauer. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Why not install some kind of loud warning, a sirene, etc,, in the pilots area that one of the flight crew could hit if they thought something was wrong? allen morris

    Nap time for pilots?

  • The best food I've had here so far has to be the Shopska Salat - a simple salad made with tomatoes, onions, cucumbers, red peppers, parsley, and sirene cheese sort of like feta, mixed together.

    Archive 2008-08-01

  • Banitsa is a traditional Bulgarian pastry prepared by layering a mixture of whisked eggs and pieces of sirene white cheese between filo pastry and then baking it in an oven.

    Boza Rocketpop & Banitsa

  • Dopo un incidente di mare, la ciurma di una nave è attirata da uno stuolo di sirene.

    No Fat Clips!!! : LOREDANA – Copiii sirenelor

  • Vous savez comme les deux anguilles de la mechante dans la petite sirene de Disney (les references pourrie) bref ...

    pinku-tk Diary Entry

  • Le hurlement d'une sirene dechire les tenebres ...

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  • That's how you say french fries with sirene a feta-like cheese in Bulgarian.

    A Letter to the Students at da Vinci Arts Middle School

  • Ontem escrevi o texto pela hora do meio dia, com direito a sirene dos bombeiros.

    Boletim Meteorológico, II

  • Compositor excêntrico - diáriamente, saia da sua casa em Arcueil e atravessava Paris até Montmartre ou Montparnasse, fundou o seu próprio credo religioso (com um só fiel - ele próprio), compôs com Picasso e Diaghilev (dos Ballets Russes) um bailado - Parade - que incluía trechos para máquina de escrever e sirene de nevoeiro.

    Erik Satie

  • When the sirene went off at 21h00 in the evening it was time to vacate the streets or stand the chance of being arrested.

    SPEECH BY MR MBULELO GONIWE, DURING THE DEBATE ON THE STATE OF THE NATION ADDRESS

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