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Co·gnac

 (kôn′yăk′, kŏn′-, kô-nyäk′)
A city of western France on the Charente River north-northeast of Bordeaux. It is famous for its distilleries, which have manufactured cognac since the 18th century.

co·gnac

 (kōn′yăk′, kŏn′-, kôn′-)
n.
A brandy distilled from white wine and produced in the vicinity of Cognac.

Cognac

(ˈkɒnjæk; French kɔɲak)
n
1. (Placename) a town in SW France: centre of the district famed for its brandy. Pop: 19 066 (2008)
2. (Brewing) (sometimes not capital) a high-quality grape brandy

co•gnac

(ˈkoʊn yæk, ˈkɒn-, ˈkɔn-)

n.
1. (often cap.) the brandy produced near the town of Cognac, in W central France.
2. (loosely) any good brandy.
[1585–95; < French]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.cognac - high quality grape brandy distilled in the Cognac district of FranceCognac - high quality grape brandy distilled in the Cognac district of France
brandy - distilled from wine or fermented fruit juice
Translations
كونياك
koňak
cognac
koníak
konjakas
konjaks
koňak

cognac

[ˈkɒnjæk] Ncoñac m

cognac

[ˈkɒnjæk] ncognac m

cognac

nKognak m; (French) → Cognac® m

cognac

[ˈkɒnjæk] ncognac m inv

cognac

(ˈkonjӕk)
a kind of high-quality French brandy.

cognac

n. coñac, aguardiente.
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