a city in and the capital of Savoie, in SE France.
a dry vermouth from this city.
a city in SE France, in the Alps: skiing centre; former capital of the duchy of Savoy. Pop: 55 786 (1999)
a city in S Quebec, in E Canada.
a village in the Loire Valley, N central France: site of Renaissance château built by Francis I. noun a village in N central France: site of a famous Renaissance chateau
a fine cloth of cotton, silk, or linen, commonly of plain weave with a colored warp and white weft. noun a smooth light fabric of cotton, linen, etc, with white weft and a coloured warp n. 1814, American English, alteration of Cambrai, city in France (formerly Flanders) where the cloth originally was made. Cf. cambric.
noun a room for sleeping; bedroom; also written chambré Word Origin French