Calvados: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (kal"vu-dōs', -dos', kal'vu-dōs", -dos" for 1 also Fr. kal-va-dôs'), [key]
— n.
  1. a department in NW France. 560,967; 2198 sq. mi. (5693 sq. km). Cap.: Caen.
  2. (sometimes l.c.) a dry apple brandy made from apple cider in Normandy.
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