Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A mild, semisoft cheese with an orange rind, made originally by Trappist monks in France.

Etymologies

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

[After Notre Dame de Port-du-Salut, a Trappist abbey in northwest France.]

Examples

  • When they returned in 1815, they brought with them the secrets of the semi-soft cheese that today bears the initials S.A.F.R. -- which stands for Société Anonyme des Fermiers Réunis the monks having sold the rights to the Port Salut name to the S.A.F.R. dairy in Lorraine.

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  • When they returned in 1815, they brought with them the secrets of the semi-soft cheese that today bears the initials S.A.F.R. -- which stands for Société Anonyme des Fermiers Réunis the monks having sold the rights to the Port Salut name to the S.A.F.R. dairy in Lorraine.

    Business, Law, Economics & Society

  • Peacekeepers' Sex Scandals Linger, on Screen and Off At this United Nations base in Port Salut, Haiti, a young man says he was sexually assaulted by Uruguayan peacekeepers.

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  • The alleged victim and his mother have told Haitian radio stations that he was raped by the Uruguayan marines in the UN base at Port Salut.

    BBC News - Home

  • Haitian as he is held down on a mattress in a UN compound in Port Salut, Haiti.

    ABC News: Top Stories

  • Peacekeepers' Sex Scandals Linger, on Screen and Off At this United Nations base in Port Salut, Haiti, a young man says he was sexually assaulted by Uruguayan peacekeepers.

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  • A medical certificate filed with the court in Port Salut, a southern coastal town where the incident took place, says that the victim was beaten and had injuries consistent with a sexual assault.

    The Guardian World News

  • I want to go back to Port Salut but I need money to pay those drivers.

    CounterPunch

  • Shannon said all the orphans had been evacuated to Santo Domingo, the capital of the neighboring Dominican Republic, and Port Salut in southern Haiti.

    Arab Times Kuwait English Daily

  • Shannon said all the orphans had been evacuated to Santo Domingo, the capital of the neighboring Dominican Republic, and Port Salut in southern Haiti.

    Arab Times Kuwait English Daily

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