Definition of champagne
1 : a white sparkling wine made in the old province of Champagne, France; also : a similar wine made elsewhere
2 : a pale orange yellow to light grayish-yellowish brown
Recent Examples of champagne from the Web
Battery Park Book Exchange (with a champagne bar) in Grove Arcade, Downtown Books and News on Lexington Avenue and The Captain’s Bookshelf are all worthy on a lazy afternoon.
Our favorite wine bar is Marescotti di Cavo, a pastry-and-champagne spot close to the Porto Antico.
Ivanka Trump is facing online criticism after the Twitter account for her lifestyle brand tweeted about making champagne ice pops for Memorial Day.
Return Saturday and Sunday mornings for a sprawling brunch buffet ($40, with an additional $20 Champagne package), which includes Doughnut Vault goodies, a seafood tower, a waffle bar and more.
Break out the party poppers and grab the champagne from the cooler: as a bazillion public relations folks have reminded me over the past week, today marks one year until GDPR comes into force.
The Balmain designer played basically every wedding DJs greatest hits list, but the mood was so light that even the servers put down their trays of champagne and started dancing with the crowd.
Saturday will include a winemaker luncheon from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. for $76 per person, and Sunday will offer a champagne and seafood buffet brunch from 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. for $75 per person.
Line your top and bottom lash lines, and choose a light pink-champagne shadow to top your lids for a lighter, yet still dramatic look.
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Origin and Etymology of champagne
French, from Champagne, France
First Known Use: 1664
Definition of Champagne
historic region and former province of northeastern France west of Lorraine and north of Burgundy; capital Troyes
CHAMPAGNE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of champagne for English Language Learners
: a French white wine that has many bubbles and that people often drink on special occasions
Definition of Champagne for English Language Learners
: region of France
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