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English definition of “Chartreuse”

Chartreuse

noun [U] uk   /ʃɑːˈtrɜːz/ us    /ʃɑːrˈtruːz/ trademark
a strong French alcoholic drink that is green or yellowSpirits and distilling
(Definition of Chartreuse from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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