[ gou-duh, goo-; Dutch khou-dah ]
/ ˈgaʊ də, ˈgu-; Dutch ˈxaʊ dɑ /
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a city in the W Netherlands, NE of Rotterdam.
a semisoft, cream-colored cheese made in Holland from whole or partly skimmed milk.
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How to use Gouda in a sentence
We left the automobile to rest a day at Rotterdam while we took a little trip by water, to Gouda, famed for its cheeses.The Automobilist Abroad|M. F. (Milburg Francisco) Mansfield
English auxiliaries were to garrison the fortifications of Alfen and defend the Gouda lock.The Burgomaster's Wife, Complete|Georg Ebers
Parts of a report on experimental work in the making of Edam and Gouda are, therefore, given here.
Gouda cheese.86—This Dutch variety is a sweet-curd cheese made from whole milk.
The cutting is done as in the Cheddar process except that the curd is cut a little finer in the Gouda cheese.
British Dictionary definitions for Gouda
/ (ˈɡaʊdə, Dutch ˈxɔudaː) /
a town in the W Netherlands, in South Holland province: important medieval cloth trade; famous for its cheese. Pop: 72 000 (2003 est)
a large round Dutch cheese, mild and similar in taste to Edam
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