Ar·​ma·​gnac ˈär-mən-ˌyak How to pronounce Armagnac (audio)
: a brandy produced in the Gers department of France

Word History


borrowed from French, from Armagnac, region in southwest France where it is produced

First Known Use

1831, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Armagnac was in 1831

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Cite this Entry

“Armagnac.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 1 Mar. 2024.

Geographical Definition


geographical name

Ar·​ma·​gnac ˌär-män-ˈyäk How to pronounce Armagnac (audio)
district of southwestern France in the old province of Gascony; chief town Auch

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