Champagne


Champagne
Champagne Cham*pagne", n. [F. See {Champaign}.] A light wine, of several kinds, originally made in the province of Champagne, in France. [1913 Webster]

Note: Champagne properly includes several kinds not only of sparkling but of still wines; but in America the term is usually restricted to wines which effervesce. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.