Definitions for caerphillykɑrˈfɪl i
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a mild, white, crumbly, medium-hard cheese.
Category: Common Vocabulary, Cooking
Origin of Caerphilly:
after Caerphilly, town in S Wales where it was orig. made
A light colored, crumbly cheese made from cow's milk.
a town in Glamorgan, South Wales
Origin: Named after the town of Caerphilly, Wales.
Caerphilly is a town in the county borough of Caerphilly, south Wales, located at the southern end of the Rhymney Valley. As of the 2001 Census the town has a population of 30,388. It is a commuter town of Cardiff and Newport, which are located some 7.5 miles and 12 miles away, respectively. It is separated from the Cardiff suburbs of Lisvane and Rhiwbina by Caerphilly mountain. It is traditionally within the county of Glamorgan, on the border with Monmouthshire and it is the largest town in the county borough of Caerphilly, which since 2003 has formed part of the lieutenancy area of Gwent. The town gives its name to Caerphilly cheese, which originated in the area.
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