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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • A hilly region of east-central France west of the Saône River between Mâcon and Lyon. It is noted for its wine.
  • n. A light red table wine made from the gamay grape.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A kind of red wine made in the department of Rhône, in southeastern France.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. dry fruity light red wine drunk within a few months after it is made; from the Beaujolais district in southeastern France

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(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)

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