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Limburger

[lim-bur-ger] /ˈlɪmˌbɜr gər/
noun
1.
a variety of soft white cheese of strong odor and flavor.
Also called Limburger cheese, Limburg cheese.
Origin
1810-1820
1810-20; named after Limburg; see -er1
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British Dictionary definitions for limb-urger

Limburger

/ˈlɪmbɜːɡə/
noun
1.
a semihard white cheese of very strong smell and flavour Also called Limburg cheese
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Word Origin and History for limb-urger
Limburger
1817, from Limburg, province in northeast Belgium, where the cheese is made. The place name is from Gmc. *lindo "lime tree" + *burg "fortification.
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