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 (gă-mā′, găm′ā)
1. A variety of grape grown in France that is used to make red wine, especially Beaujolais.
2. A light red wine made from this grape.

[French, after Gamay, a village of east-central France.]
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1. (Brewing) a purple-coloured grape variety native to the Beaujolais region of France
2. (Brewing) the vine on which this grape is grown
3. (Brewing) the wine made from this grape
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(gæˈmeɪ, ˈgæm eɪ)

1. a grape grown esp. in the Beaujolais region of France and in N California.
2. the dry red wine made from this grape.
[1945–50; < French, after Gamay, a village in St.-Aubin commune (Côte-d'Or), France]
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