Asiago



noun
either of two varieties (ripened or fresh) of a cow’s-milk cheese produced in NE Italy
Contemporary Examples

Should we make provolone or asiago or even brie in the U.S.?
Elegy to Italian Cheese Jesse Dart May 20, 2011

Historical Examples

On the asiago Plateau the harassed enemy maintained an aggressive fire.
The Story of the Great War, Volume VIII (of VIII) various

On the asiago Plateau fighting was resumed on June 25, 1917.
The Story of the Great War, Volume VI (of VIII) Various

Italian and Allied artillery effectively bombarded Austrian lines of communication at asiago.
The Story of the Great War, Volume VIII (of VIII) various

After desperate fighting in the streets (p. 210) asiago was captured by them.
The Story of the Great War, Volume VII (of VIII) Various

Artillery bombardments were more frequent and more lively on the asiago Plateau.
The Story of the Great War, Volume VII (of VIII) Various

On the front of the asiago Plateau the Austrian artillery continued to show great activity.
The Story of the Great War, Volume VI (of VIII) Various

West of asiago British troops broke into Gaiga, making some prisoners.
The Story of the Great War, Volume VIII (of VIII) various

The attack was on a front from the asiago Plateau to the sea, a distance of ninety-seven miles.
New York Times Current History: The European War, Vol. 8, Pt. 2, No. 1, July 1918 Various

The enemy was obliged to evacuate asiago, which was promptly occupied.
The Story of the Great War, Volume VIII (of VIII) various

type of Italian cheese, by 1922, named for town of Asiago (German Schlägen) in the Veneto region of Italy.

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