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 (go͞o′də, gou′-)
A mild, close-textured, pale yellow cheese made from whole or partially skimmed milk.

[After Gouda, a city in the western Netherlands.]
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(ˈɡaʊdə; Dutch ˈxɔudaː)
1. (Placename) a town in the W Netherlands, in South Holland province: important medieval cloth trade; famous for its cheese. Pop: 72 000 (2003 est)
2. (Cookery) a large round Dutch cheese, mild and similar in taste to Edam
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(ˈgaʊ də, ˈgu-)

1. a city in the W Netherlands, NE of Rotterdam. 62,321.
2. a semisoft to hard, yellowish Dutch cheese made from whole or partly skimmed cow's milk.
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Noun1.Gouda - mild cream-colored Dutch cheese shaped in ballsGouda - mild cream-colored Dutch cheese shaped in balls
cheese - a solid food prepared from the pressed curd of milk
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