[shuh-nel; French sha-nel]
Gabrielle [ga-bree-el] , ("Coco") 1882–1971, French fashion designer.
channel, Chanel, charnel. Unabridged
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Chanel (French ʃanɛl)
Gabrielle (ɡabriɛl), known as Coco Chanel. 1883-- 1971, French couturière and perfumer, who created "the little black dress" and the perfume Chanel No. 5

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Word Origin & History

Paris fashion house, founded by Gabrielle 'Coco' Chanel (1883-1971), Fr. fashion designer and perfumer, who opened her first shop in 1909. The perfume Chanel No. 5 debuted in 1921.
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Example sentences for Chanel
Coco was forced to operate her couture business apart from parfums chanel.
In return, he gained complete rights to all products stamped with the name chanel.
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