Calvados

[ kal-vuh-dohs, -dos, kal-vuh-dohs, -dos; for 1 also French kal-va-daws ]
/ ˌkæl vəˈdoʊs, -ˈdɒs, ˈkæl vəˌdoʊs, -ˌdɒs; for 1 also French kal vaˈdɔs /

noun

a department in NW France. 2,198 sq. mi. (5,693 sq. km). Capital: Caen.
(sometimes lowercase) a dry apple brandy made from apple cider in Normandy.

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Calvados
/ (ˈkælvəˌdɒs) /

noun

a department of N France in the Basse-Normandie region. Capital: Caen. Pop: 659 893 (2003 est). Area: 5693 sq km (2198 sq miles)
an apple brandy distilled from cider in this region
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