[sam-yoo-uh l duh;; French sa-my-el duh] /ˈsæm yu əl də;; French sa müˈɛl də/ (Show IPA), 1567–1635, French explorer in the Americas: founder of Quebec; first colonial governor 1633–35.
Lake, a lake between New York and Vermont. 125 miles (200 km) long; about 600 sq. mi. (1550 sq. km).
Lake Champlain, a lake in the northeastern US, between the Green Mountains and the Adirondack Mountains: linked by the Champlain Canal to the Hudson River and by the Richelieu River to the St Lawrence; a major communications route in colonial times
Samuel de (samyɛl də). ?1567–1635, French explorer; founder of Quebec (1608) and governor of New France (1633–35)
a southern Asian tree, Michelia champaca, of the magnolia family, having fragrant yellow or orange flowers and yielding an oil (champaca oil) used in perfumes. noun a magnoliaceous tree, Michelia champaca, of India and the East Indies. Its fragrant yellow flowers yield an oil used in perfumes and its wood is used for furniture
(initial capital letter) the sparkling, dry, white table wine from the region of Champagne in France. a similar sparkling wine produced elsewhere. (formerly) the nonsparkling, dry, white table wine produced in the region of Champagne in France. a very pale yellow or greenish-yellow color. anything considered the best or luxurious. having the color of champagne. […]
- Champagne socialism
noun support of socialism’s ideals (community ownership and control) by the wealthy Usage Note derogatory British usage
- Champagne socialist
noun a professed socialist who enjoys an extravagant lifestyle