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champagne

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noun cham·pagne \sham-ˈpān\

Simple Definition of champagne

  • : a French white wine that has many bubbles and that people often drink on special occasions

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of champagne

  1. 1 :  a white sparkling wine made in the old province of Champagne, France; also :  a similar wine made elsewhere

  2. 2 :  a pale orange yellow to light grayish-yellowish brown

Origin of champagne

French, from Champagne, France


First Known Use: 1664

Other Alcoholic Beverage Terms


Champagne

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geographical name Cham·pagne \sham-ˈpān\

Definition of Champagne

  1. region & former province NE France W of Lorraine & N of Burgundy ∗ Troyes





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