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champagne (sham PAYN) (noun)
A sparkling white wine specific to a region in France, Champagne Province: Steve ordered champagne at the restaurant when they went to celebrate his new job.
champaign (sham PAYN) (noun)
A stretch of level and open country; a plain: The champaign of the prairie stretched before the travelers as they started out on their holidays.

Champaign is a city of east-central Illinois adjoining Urbana. Founded in 1855 with the coming of the railroad, it is a commercial and industrial center in a fertile farm area.

After crossing the champaign in the late afternoon, the group decided to celebrate with a glass of champagne at the local restaurant.