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Cham·pagne

 (shăm-pān′, shäN-pän′yə)
A historical region and former province of northeast France. It was incorporated into the French royal domain in 1314. The sparkling wine champagne was first produced here c. 1700.

cham·pagne

 (shăm-pān′)
n.
1.
a. A sparkling white wine made from a blend of grapes, especially Chardonnay and Pinot, produced in Champagne.
b. A similar sparkling wine made elsewhere.
2. A pale orange yellow to grayish yellow or yellowish gray.

[French, short for (vin de) Champagne, (wine from) Champagne, from Late Latin campānia, flat open country; see campaign.]

champagne

(ʃæmˈpeɪn)
n
1. (Brewing) (sometimes capital) a white sparkling wine produced around Reims and Epernay, France
2. (Brewing) (loosely) any effervescent white wine
3. (Colours)
a. a colour varying from a pale orange-yellow to a greyish-yellow
b. (as adjective): a champagne carpet.
4. (modifier) denoting a luxurious lifestyle: a champagne capitalist.
[from Champagne, a region of NE France]

cham•pagne

(ʃæmˈpeɪn)

n.
1. (cap.) the sparkling dry white wine from the region of Champagne in France.
2. a similar sparkling wine produced elsewhere.
3. a very pale yellow or greenish yellow color.
[1655–65; after Champagne]

Cham•pagne

(ʃæmˈpeɪn)

n.
a region and former province in NE France.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.champagne - a white sparkling wine either produced in Champagne or resembling that produced therechampagne - a white sparkling wine either produced in Champagne or resembling that produced there
sparkling wine - effervescent wine
2.Champagne - a region of northeastern France
France, French Republic - a republic in western Europe; the largest country wholly in Europe
Ardennes - a wooded plateau in the Champagne-Ardenne region of France; the site of intense fighting in World War I and World War II

champagne

Champagne bottles

BottleCapacity
magnum2 bottles
jeroboam2 magnums
rehoboam3 magnums
methuselah4 magnums
salmanazar6 magnums
balthazar8 magnums
nebuchadnezzar10 magnums
Translations
شامبانيامَشْروبُ الشَّمْبانيا
šampaňskéšumivé víno
champagne
šampanja
samppanja
pjenušac
pezsgő
kampavín
シャンパン
cs=KOchar샴페인
šampanas
šampanietis
şampanie
šampanskésekt
šampanjec
champagne
แชมเปญ
rượu sâm banh

Champagne

[ʃæmˈpeɪn] NChampaña f

champagne

[ʃæmˈpeɪn]
A. Nchampán m, champaña m or f
B. CPD champagne breakfast Ndesayuno m con champán
champagne glass Ncopa f de champán

champagne

[ˌʃæmˈpeɪn] nchampagne m champagne corkchampagne cork nbouchon m de champagne
champagne corks are popping → le champagne coule à flotschampagne flute nflûte f à champagnechampagne glass n (wide)coupe f à champagne; (tall and narrow)flûte f à champagne

champagne

nSekt m, → Schaumwein m; (= French champagne)Champagner® m; champagne bucketSektkübel m, → Sektkühler m; champagne glassSekt-/Champagnerglas nt; champagne lifestyleLuxusleben nt
adj (also champagne-coloured, (US) champagne-colored)champagner(farben)

champagne

[ʃæmˈpeɪn] nchampagne m inv

champagne

(ʃӕmˈpein) noun
a type of white sparkling wine, especially from Champagne in France, often drunk at celebrations etc.

champagne

شامبانيا šampaňské champagne Champagner σαμπάνια champán, champaña samppanja champagne pjenušac champagne シャンパン 샴페인 champagne champagne szampan champanha, champanhe шампанское champagne แชมเปญ şampanya rượu sâm banh 香槟酒
References in classic literature ?
He did not speak to her again till suppertime, when he saw her drinking champagne with Ned and his friend Fisher, who were behaving `like a pair of fools', as Laurie said to himself, for he felt a brotherly sort of right to watch over the Marches and fight their battles whenever a defender was needed.
I had never seen champagne bottles opened on the stage before-- indeed, I had never seen them opened anywhere.
The claret was warm and the champagne was cold, and under their beneficent influence the threatened unpleasantness melted and vanished with the fumes of the wine.
It tasted something as I should conceive a royal cutlet from the thigh of Louis le Gros might have tasted, supposing him to have been killed the first day after the venison season, and that particular venison season contemporary with an unusually fine vintage of the vineyards of Champagne.
For several minutes Jurgis sat perfectly motionless, watching him, and reveling in the strange sensation of the champagne.
She said he knew very well that she never drank anything but champagne.
Instead of containing chickens and Champagne, it contains a carpet-bag, with the things you want for the night.
Spenlow ate entirely off plate and china; and another hinted at champagne being constantly on draught, after the usual custom of table-beer.
He spread it all over the place how he had seen them on moonlight nights sitting together in the dingle, drinking champagne, and laughing and talking as merry as you please; and, of course, it came in time to Sir William--"
I think, from his blank look of amazement, that he was under the impression that I had taken too much champagne, or something.
All these people met, after the performance, in the foyer of the ballet, where Sorelli waited for the arrival of the retiring managers with a glass of champagne in her hand and a little prepared speech at the tip of her tongue.
Just as the wise buyer of to-day asks France for champagne, Germany for toys, England for cottons, and the Orient for rugs, so he will learn to look upon the United States as the natural home and headquarters of the telephone.