Chianti

[kee-ahn-tee, -an-; Italian kyahn-tee]
noun
a dry, red, Italian table wine, originally put up in straw-covered bottles.

Origin:
1825–35; after the Chianti region of Tuscany, source of the wine

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chianti (kɪˈæntɪ)
 
n
(sometimes capital) a dry red wine produced in the Chianti region of Italy

Chianti (Italian ˈkjanti)
 
pl n
a mountain range in central Italy, in Tuscany, rising over 870 m (2900 ft): part of the Apennines

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chianti
1833, from Chianti Mountains of Tuscany, where the wine was made.
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Example sentences for chianti
Nowadays is common to name chianti all the central part of toscana.
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