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Tilsit

[til-zit, -sit]
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noun
  1. former name of Sovetsk.
  2. a semihard, light yellow cheese made from whole milk, similar in flavor to mild Limburger.
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Examples from the Web for tilsit

Historical Examples

  • Napoleon's offer had already been discussed at Tilsit as a contingency.

    The Life of Napoleon Bonaparte

    William Milligan Sloane

  • May not the peace of Tilsit, which I made, carry some obligations with it?

    The Life of Napoleon Bonaparte

    William Milligan Sloane

  • Up to this time the agreement of Tilsit had been maintained.

  • "You will go far," he said, and took him to Tilsit with him.

    War and Peace

    Leo Tolstoy

  • Rostov had come to Tilsit the day least suitable for a petition on Denisov's behalf.

    War and Peace

    Leo Tolstoy


British Dictionary definitions for tilsit

Tilsit

noun
  1. the former name (until 1945) of Sovetsk
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