Edam
I. noun Etymology: Edam, Netherlands Date: 1836 a yellow pressed cheese of Dutch origin usually made in flattened balls and often coated with red wax II. geographical name commune NW Netherlands on the IJsselmeer NNE of Amsterdam population 23,853

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  • édam — [ edam ] n. m. • 1862; de Édam, ville de Hollande ♦ Fromage de Hollande à pâte cuite et à croûte rouge. ● édam nom masculin (de Edam, nom propre) Fromage au lait de vache, à pâte pressée, en forme de boule, généralement recouvert de paraffine… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Edam — may refer to: * Edam (cheese) * Edam, Netherlands, a town in Edam Volendam, after which the cheese is named.* Edam, Saskatchewan, a village in Canada …   Wikipedia

  • Edam — E dam, n., or Edam cheese Edam cheese A mild Dutch pressed cheese of yellow color and fine flavor, made in balls weighing three or four pounds, and usually colored crimson outside; so called from the village of Edam, near Amsterdam. Also, cheese… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • Edam — 1836, cheese named for Edam, village in Holland where it was originally made. The place name is lit. the dam on the River Ye, which flows into the Ijsselmeer there, and the river name is lit. river (Cf. EA (Cf. ea)) …   Etymology dictionary

  • Edam — ► NOUN ▪ a round pale yellow cheese with a red wax coating. ORIGIN from Edam in the Netherlands, where it is made …   English terms dictionary

  • Edam — Edam, 1) Stadt am Zuydersee im Bezirk Hoorn des niederländischen Gouvernement Nordholland, früher befestigt, Käsehandel (Edamer Käse); Thranbrennerei, Salzsiederei; 4000 Ew.; 2) Insel in der Bai von Batavia, an der Westnordküste der Insel Java,… …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Edam — Edam, Stadt in der niederländ. Provinz Nordholland, nordöstlich von Amsterdam, am Nordostende des trockengelegten Sees Purmer, hat (1900) 6444 Einw., die Schiffbau und Gerbereien unterhalten. E. ist besonders bekannt wegen seiner sehr bedeutenden …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Edam — Edam, Stadt in der niederländ. Prov. Nordholland, am Zuidersee, (1899) 6444 E.; berühmt der Edamer Käse …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

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