[ sil-vah-ner, -van-er ]
/ sɪlˈvɑ nər, -ˈvæn ər /
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a white grape grown in the Alsace region of France and in Switzerland, Germany, and Austria.
a mild white wine made from this grape.
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“Was” is used for the indicative past tense of “to be,” and “were” is only used for the subjunctive past tense.
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