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Saumur Line breaks: Sau¦mur
Pronunciation: /ˈsəʊmjʊə/

Definition of Saumur in English:


[mass noun]
A French white wine resembling champagne.
Example sentences
  • Cases of wine like a Saumur or a Quincy or a Jurancon Sec might suddenly become available at a breezy price.
  • The Loire's Chenin Blanc grape ends up making tasty sparkling Vouvrays and Saumurs.


From the name of a town in the department of Maine-et-Loire.

Words that rhyme with Saumur

nunciature • overture

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