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Cheddar,

village, Somerset, SW England. It is chiefly a tourist center. Limestone is quarried, and strawberries are grown. Nearby Cheddar Gorge towers c.400 ft (120 m) high, with imposing limestone cliffs and numerous caves from which relics of prehistoric man have been excavated. The town gives its name to the famous cheese, which has been made there since at least the 16th cent.

Cheddar

a village in SW England, in N Somerset: situated near Cheddar Gorge, a pass through the Mendip Hills renowned for its stalactitic caverns and rare limestone flora. Pop.: 4796 (2001)
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Cabinet Secretary for Rural Affairs Richard Lochhead said: "It is superb news that Orkney Scottish Island Cheddar now holds this protected status, which helps guarantee the quality and reputation of this iconic product.
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