- either of two varieties (ripened or fresh) of a cow's-milk cheese produced in NE Italy
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Examples from the Web for asiago
Should we make provolone or asiago or even brie in the U.S.?Elegy to Italian Cheese
May 21, 2011
On the Asiago Plateau fighting was resumed on June 25, 1917.
The enemy was obliged to evacuate Asiago, which was promptly occupied.
After desperate fighting in the streets (p. 210) Asiago was captured by them.
On the front of the Asiago Plateau the Austrian artillery continued to show great activity.
West of Asiago British troops broke into Gaiga, making some prisoners.
Word Origin and History for asiago
type of Italian cheese, by 1922, named for town of Asiago (German Schlägen) in the Veneto region of Italy.
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