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Beaujolais Nouveau

Syllabification: Beau·jo·lais Nou·veau
Pronunciation: /ˌbōZHəˌlā no͞oˈvō

Definition of Beaujolais Nouveau in English:


A Beaujolais wine sold in the first year of a vintage.
Example sentences
  • If you need some artificial happiness, this year's vintage of Beaujolais Nouveau will be available at midnight (the beginning of the third Thursday of November) in France.
  • A significant proportion of this wine is released as a primeur, in competition with Beaujolais Nouveau.
  • This is a story about Beaujolais - for one, the Beaujolais Nouveau that was unleashed upon a thirsty world Nov. 20.


from Beaujolais + French nouveau 'new'.

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