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Webster's Dictionary [1]

(n.) A light wine, of several kinds, originally made in the province of Champagne, in France.

The Nuttall Encyclopedia [2]

An ancient province of France, 180 m. long by 150 broad, annexed to the Crown 1286, and including the deps. of Aube, Haute-Marne, Marne, and Ardennes; the province where the wine of the name is principally manufactured.