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Gorgonzola

[gawr-guh n-zoh-luh] /ˌgɔr gənˈzoʊ lə/
noun
1.
a strongly flavored, semisoft variety of Italian milk cheese veined with mold.
Also called Gorgonzola cheese.
Origin
1875-1880
1875-80; after Gorgonzola, Italy, a village near Milan, where it was first produced
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Gorgonzola

/ˌɡɔːɡənˈzəʊlə/
noun
1.
a semihard blue-veined cheese of sharp flavour, made from pressed milk
Word Origin
C19: named after Gorgonzola, Italian town where it originated
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Word Origin and History for Gorgonzola

gorgonzola

type of blue cheese, 1878, named for Gorgonzola, village near Milan where it first was made.

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