Definition of Champagne

1. Noun. A white sparkling wine either produced in Champagne or resembling that produced there.

Exact synonyms: Bubbly
Generic synonyms: Sparkling Wine

2. Noun. A region of northeastern France.
Exact synonyms: Champagne-ardenne
Group relationships: France, French Republic
Generic synonyms: French Region
Terms within: Ardennes

Definition of Champagne

1. n. A light wine, of several kinds, originally made in the province of Champagne, in France.

Definition of Champagne

1. Proper noun. A region and former province of France. ¹

2. Noun. A sparkling white wine made from a blend of grapes, especially Chardonnay and pinot, produced in Champagne by the méthode champenoise; any variety of champagne. ¹

3. Noun. A glass of champagne. ¹

4. Noun. (informal and legally incorrect in some jurisdictions) Any sparkling white wine. ¹

5. Noun. A very pale brownish-gold colour, similar to that of champagne. ¹

6. Adjective. Of a very pale brownish-gold color, similar to that of champagne. ¹

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Definition of Champagne

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Literary usage of Champagne

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1. The Popular Science Monthly (1894)
"The straw-white wine from the champagne district, especially from ... Thus heralded, champagne became par excellence the wine of •civilization. ..."

2. Adventure Guide to the Alaska Highway by Ed Readicker-Henderson (2001)
"champagne champagne is at Mile 974, and it's a good place to look at a couple of old miners' shacks. In the summer, the flowers outside are impressive. ..."

3. A History of Commerce by Clive Day (1914)
"Trade at the champagne fairs; other continental fairs. — In the thirteenth century, the period of their greatest prosperity, six fairs were held at ..."

4. The Historical Geography of Europe by Edward Augustus Freeman (1882)
"Marriage of Philip the Fair, 1284, with the heiress cf champagne and Navarre. Separation of Navarre. 1328. Union of champagne, 1335; incorporation, 1361. ..."

5. Readings in European History: A Collection of Extracts from the Sources by James Harvey Robinson (1904)
"The count of - champagne grants a fief to the bishop of Beauvais ("67). 81. Pons of Mont-Saint- Jean becomes the man of the countess of champagne by ..."

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