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champagne a white wine with bubbles originally made in the Champagne region of France.
champion a person or animal that has taken first place in a contest or game; winner. [3 definitions]
championship (sometimes plural) one or more contests held to decide the champion. [2 definitions]
chance the quality of happening by accident and without being planned or predicted. [8 definitions]
chance it (informal) to take the risk of some bad thing happening.
chancellor the head of state in Austria or Germany. [2 definitions]
chandelier a single light fixture that hangs from the ceiling and holds several lights. A chandelier is often used for decoration as well as for lighting a room. Some chandeliers are very large and found only in very formal rooms. Originally, chandeliers held real candles.
change to make different; alter the content or form of. [10 definitions]
changing becoming different; shifting; varying.
changing of the guard a ceremony in which a guard is replaced by another guard.
Chang Jiang River the longest river of Asia, flowing from Tibet through central China into the East China Sea. An older name in English for the Chang Jiang River is the Yangtze River.
channel a long, narrow body of water that joins two larger bodies of water. [4 definitions]
chant a song that is sung on the same note or the same few notes throughout. [4 definitions]
Chanukah see Hanukkah.
chaos a state, condition, or place of complete confusion or disorder.
chap1 to crack, dry, or make red.
chap2 (informal) a man or boy; fellow.
chapel a small building, or a room in a larger building, used for worship.
chaperone an adult who goes along with young people in a social situation to make sure they behave properly and are safe.
chaplain a member of the clergy who leads religious services and does counseling for a military unit, a hospital, or other group.
chaps leather clothing worn over pants, especially by cowboys, to protect the legs while riding horseback.