a white grape used in winemaking.
a dry white wine made with this grape.
noun (sometimes not capital)
a white grape originally grown in the Burgundy region of France, and now throughout the wine-producing world
any of various white wines made from this grape
type of wine, 1907, from French chardonnay, originally the type of grape used to make the wine, supposedly named for the town of Chardonnay, Saône-et-Loire, in eastern France. The name is said to be from Latin Cardonnacum.
Hilaire Bernigaud [ee-ler ber-nee-goh] /iˈlɛr bɛr niˈgoʊ/ (Show IPA), Comte de, 1839–1924, French chemist and inventor. noun (Louis Marie) Hilaire Bernigaud (ilɛr bɛrniɡo), Comte de. 1839–1924, French chemist and industrialist who produced rayon, the first artificial fibre
a city in E Turkmenistan, on the Amu Darya.
a department in W France. 2792 sq. mi. (7230 sq. km). Capital: La Rochelle. noun a department of W France, in Poitou-Charentes region. Capital: La Rochelle. Pop: 576 855 (2003 est). Area: 7232 sq km (2820 sq miles)
a department in W France. 2306 sq. mi. (5975 sq. km). Capital: Angoulême. noun a department of W central France, in Poitou-Charentes region. Capital: Angoulême. Pop: 341 275 (2003 est). Area: 5972 sq km (2329 sq miles) a river in W France, rising in the Massif Central and flowing west to the Bay of Biscay. […]