a town in central England, in Leicestershire: pork pies and Stilton cheese. Pop: 25 554 (2001)
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How to use Melton Mowbray in a sentence
Just now it is gay with hunting men, who live here much as they do at Melton Mowbray.Memoirs of the Duchesse de Dino v.1/3, 1831-1835 | Dorothy Duchesse de Dino
Lunching at Melton Mowbray, we came on to Oatlands, driving the last few miles by moonlight, the night being very cool.Reminiscences of Travel in Australia, America, and Egypt | Richard Tangye
For Charlton was of old a southern Melton Mowbray, the very centre of the aristocratic hunting county.Highways & Byways in Sussex | E.V. Lucas
Dairy-farming is extensively carried on, the famous Stilton cheese being produced near Melton Mowbray.
Melton Mowbray gives name to a well-known manufacture of pork pies.