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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
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On the crimson padded seat of the balloon there lay a couple of rugs and a Kodak, and in opposite corners of the bottom of the car were an empty champagne bottle and a glass.
The Editor filled a glass of champagne, and pushed it towards him.