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Chablis(shäblē`), village (1990 pop. 2,608), Yonne dept., central France, in Burgundy. It is famous for the white wine named for it. There is a remarkable early Gothic church (12th cent.).
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village in central France known for the white wine which bears its name. [Fr. Hist.: NCE, 497]
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a dry white burgundy wine made around Chablis, in central France
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