Agricultural and historical region of NE France: now mostly in the metropolitan region of Champagne-Ardennes, which also includes part of the Ardennes plateau: 9,887 sq mi (25,607 sq km); chief city, Reims.
Webster's New World
Of a very pale brownish-gold color, similar to that of champagne.
(intransitive) To drink champagne.
To ply or treat with champagne.
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.
Other Word Forms of Champagne
Origin of Champagne
French short for(vin de) Champagne(wine from) Champagnefrom Late Latin campāniaflat open countrycampaign
American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
There were linen napkins, two china plates and champagne flutes on top.
On the one hand, the death of the count of Champagne (May 1201) had induced the crusaders to elect as their leader Boniface of Montferrat, the brother of Conrad; and Boniface was the cousin of Philip, and interested in Constantinople, where not only Conrad, but another brother as well, had served, and suffered for their service at the hands of their masters.
Ah, we're having champagne.
This is the case in the Mont-aux-Sources (11,170 ft.) and Cathkin Peak or Champagne Castle (10,357 ft.); the top of the third great height, Giant's Castle (9657 ft.), is in Basutoland, but its seaward slopes are in Natal.