- a region in NE France, between the Seine and the Marne.
- a salted, white, soft cheese, ripened with bacterial action, originating in Brie.
Origin of Brie2
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Contemporary Examples of brie
Marlow: Brie Larson was brilliant in Short Term 12 and agree she deserved some nom love.The Best Actor and Actress Oscars: Will Woodygate Sink Cate Blanchett? Has DiCaprio’s Time Come?
Kevin Fallon, Marlow Stern
February 28, 2014
Brie Larson just seems like the coolest person, and destined to breakout in a huge way soon.John Gallagher Jr., Star of ‘Newsroom’ and ‘Short Term 12,’ Is Hollywood’s Nicest Guy
August 23, 2013
Some of the best young actors of their generation—Brie Larson, Kaitlyn Dever, Masam Holden, Dayo Okeniyi—all agreed to take part.Exclusive: A Photo Essay on the Making of ‘The Spectacular Now’
Michael H. Weber, Scott Neustadter
August 8, 2013
As a ghost, Brie watches her friends throw souvenirs from her traitorous boyfriend into a beach bonfire.
Occasionally, when Brie focuses very hard, her loved ones can briefly sense her, can hear her whispering in their ears.
Historical Examples of brie
The only dessert, a piece of Brie cheese, met with enormous success.His Masterpiece
In Brie cheese a blue coating of mold develops on the surface.Outlines of Dairy Bacteriology, 8th edition
H. L. Russell
Sunday the 7th the King lay at the town of Coulommirs in Brie.Jeanne d'Arc
There is one sort of microbe at Roquefort, another at Brie, and so on.The Last of the Flatboats
George Cary Eggleston
The only fault to be found was with the Brie, which May seemed to think was not as flowing as it should be.Mr. Incoul's Misadventure
- a variant spelling of bree 1
- a soft creamy white cheese, similar to Camembert but milder
- a mainly agricultural area in N France, between the Rivers Marne and Seine: noted esp for its cheese
Word Origin and History for brie
type of soft cheese, 1848, from name of district in department Seine-et-Marne, southeast of Paris, famous for its cheeses. The name is from Gaulish briga "hill, height."