champagne

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noun cham·pagne \sham-ˈpān\

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 and Etymology of champagne

French, from Champagne, France


First Known Use: 1664

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Champagne

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geographical name Cham·pagne \sham-ˈpān\

Definition of Champagne

  1. historic region and former province of northeastern France west of Lorraine and north of Burgundy; capital Troyes


CHAMPAGNE Defined for English Language Learners

champagne

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noun cham·pagne \sham-ˈpān\

Definition of champagne for English Language Learners

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

Champagne

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geographical name Cham·pagne \sham-ˈpān\

Definition of Champagne for English Language Learners

  • : region of France



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