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Definition of "provolone" [provolone]

  • A hard, usually smoked Italian cheese. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "provolone" in a sentence
  • "If you have ever lived in New England, you have disputed the Philadelphia claim to having the best steak & cheese (after all, provolone is far superior cheez whiz, right?)."
  • "Also, with respect to the word 'provolone'---actually the 'e' is silent ala "Stallone"."
  • "For an accent, try a small amount of tangy hard cheese that you will have to grate such as provolone, Parmigiano-Reggiano, Romano, or gjetost."