Archaic any of various wines produced in Champagne, France
now, any effervescent white wine made there or elsewhere: regarded as a symbol of luxurious living
the typical color of such wine; pale, tawny yellow or greenish yellow
agricultural and historical region of NE France: now mostly in the metropolitan region of , which also includes part of the Ardennes plateau: 9,887 sq mi (25,607 sq km); pop. 1,348,000; chief city, Reims
See champagne in American Heritage Dictionary 4
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.
A pale orange yellow to grayish yellow or yellowish gray.
Origin: , short for (vin de) Champagne, (wine from) Champagne
Origin: , from Late Latin campānia, flat open country; see campaign
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.