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champagne

noun [U] uk   /ʃæmˈpeɪn/ (UK old-fashioned informal champers) us  
A2 an expensive white or pink fizzy (= with bubbles) wine made in the Champagne area of Eastern France, or, more generally, any similar wine. Champagne is often drunk to celebrate something: We always celebrate our wedding anniversary with a bottle of champagne. The champagne corks were popping (= bottles of champagne were opened) when Guy got his new job.
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