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Sancerre

[ sahn-ser ]

noun

  1. a dry white wine from the Loire valley region of France.


Sancerre

/ sɒnˈsɛə; sɑ̃sɛr /

noun

  1. a dry white wine produced in the Loire valley in France


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Word History and Origins

Origin of Sancerre1

After Sancerre, a town in the region (Cher department)
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Word History and Origins

Origin of Sancerre1

French
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Example Sentences

Born at Sancerre, Cher, about the end of the eighteenth century.

The fugitive Huguenots of the centre and north found the gates of Vzelay and of Sancerre open to them.

He conducted, three years later, the terrible siege of Sancerre, famous in history.

Never was physician more watchful of his patient's symptoms than Lry with his hand upon the pulse of famishing Sancerre.

Consequently it was no fortuitous coincidence that Sancerre capitulated the very day the Polish ambassadors made their appearance.

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