Definition of Saint Emilion

1. Noun. Full-bodied red wine from around the town of Saint Emilion in Bordeaux.

Generic synonyms: Claret, Red Bordeaux



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Saint Emilion

Saint Charles
Saint Christopher
Saint Christopher-Nevis
Saint Cloud
Saint Crispin
Saint David
Saint David's Day
Saint Denis
Saint Dominic
Saint Edward the Confessor
Saint Edward the Martyr
Saint Elizabeth Ann Bayley Seton
Saint Elmo's fire
Saint Elmo's fires
Saint Elmo's light
Saint Emilion (current term)
Saint Eustatius
Saint Francis
Saint Francis River
Saint Francis Xavier
Saint Gallen
Saint George
Saint Gregory I
Saint Helena
Saint Helenian
Saint Helenians
Saint Helier
Saint Ignatius
Saint Ignatius' itch

Literary usage of Saint Emilion

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1. A Treatise on the Origin, Nature, and Varieties of Wine: Being a Complete by John Louis William Thudichum, August Dupré (1872)
"We think, therefore, that Saint Emilion would not be hurt so much if it were bottled ... It is singular that the Saint Emilion wine is not liked in England, ..."

2. Cycling in France by Carole Saint-Laurent (2003)
"Ride in this direction through the vineyards of Cotes-de-Castillon, then Saint-Emilion. You will then reach Saint-Etienne-de-Lisse. where you can admire ..."

3. A History of the French Revolution by Henry Morse Stephens (1891)
"The saddest fate of all was that of the five who remained at Saint-Emilion. When forced to leave the subterranean grotto, Guadet and Salle were received ..."

4. Cathedral Cities of France by Herbert Menzies Marshall (1907)
"A visitor to Saint-Emilion in early summer will find a curious greenness over ... Irrespective of wine-growers, Saint Emilion has many things to be seen on ..."

5. The Pictorial History of England During the Reign of George the Third: Being by George Lillie Craik, Charles MacFarlane (1843)
"Lagarde, who had been commander-in-chief of the late expedition to the caves and the village of Saint-Emilion, came presently to examine the dying man. ..."

6. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1919)
"Chartres, France, 1753; d. near Saint Emilion, France, 1794. ... He escaped, but perished in a field near Saint Emilion, either by suicide or starvation. ..."

7. The Pictorial History of England: Being a History of the People, as Well as by George Lillie Craik, Charles McFarlane (1843)
"Lagarde, who had been commander-in-chief of the late expedition to the caves and the village of Saint-Emilion, came presently to examine the dying man. ..."

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