Chartreuse

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Chartreuse Meaning and Definition from WordNet (r) 2.0
    chartreuse adj : having the yellowish green color of Chartreuse liqueur n
  1. aromatic green or yellow liqueur flavored with orange peel and hyssop and peppermint; made at monastery near Grenoble, France
  2. a shade of green tinged with yellow [syn: yellow green, yellowish green, Paris green, pea green]
Chartreuse Meaning and Definition from Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
    Chartreuse \Char`treuse"\, n. [F.]
  1. A Carthusian monastery; esp. La Grande Chartreuse, mother house of the order, in the mountains near Grenoble, France.
  2. An alcoholic cordial, distilled from aromatic herbs; -- made at La Grande Chartreuse.
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Wikipedia Meaning and Definition on 'Chartreuse'


  • Chartreuse: Chartreuse (ʃaʁtʁøz) may refer to: Chartreuse (color), a family of colors between yellow and green. The Chartreuse Mountains north of ...
  • Chartreuse (color): Chartreuse. (ʃɑrˈtrɜːz | UK, ʃɑrˈtruːz | US or. ʃɑrˈtruːs ʃaʁtʁøz. color of one of the French liqueurs called green chartreuse , introduced in 1764. ...
  • Chartreuse (liqueur): Chartreuse (ʃaʁtʁøz | pron) is a French liqueur made by the Carthusian Monks since the 1740s. It is composed of distilled alcohol ...
  • Grande Chartreuse: Grande Chartreuse is the head monastery of the Carthusian order . It is located in the Chartreuse Mountains , north of the city of ...
  • Chartreuse Mountains: The Chartreuse Mountains (massif de la Chartreuse) is a mountain range in eastern France , stretching to the north from the city of ...

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* People may say what they like about the decay of Christianity the religious system that produced green Chartreuse can never really die. - Saki


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