Definition of “Chartreuse” - English Dictionary

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“Chartreuse” in British English

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Chartreusenoun [ U ]

uk /ʃɑːˈtrɜːz/ us /ʃɑːrˈtruːz/ trademark

Examples from literature

  • He walked about the room—he did not drink any coffee, nor even a Chartreuse—and she stood perfectly still. 
  • More than two hundred ingredients go to make up Chartreuse, and nowhere else in the world can this cordial be manufactured. 
  • These slumbers, lapped in Champagne and Chartreuse, had soothed and calmed him, no doubt, for he awoke in a very benevolent frame of mind. 
  • This monastery is where the celebrated liquor, "Chartreuse", was manufactured, the basis of which is brandy, distilled flowers, and herbs. 
  • Well, then, a glass of Chartreuse? 

(Definition of “Chartreuse” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)