Definition of Marsala in English:


Syllabification: Mar·sa·la
Pronunciation: /märˈsälə


A dark, sweet, fortified dessert wine that resembles sherry, produced in Sicily.
More example sentences
  • Red wine is used for poaching pears and macerating strawberries (a speciality of Bordeaux) while dessert wines such as Marsala and sherry are used in, respectively, zabaglione and English trifle.
  • Grape-based alcohols - wine, champagne, port, sherry, Marsala, brandy, and other spirits distilled from grapes - have a global importance.
  • Choose an authentic, dry white Marsala from Sicily, such as Lombardo.


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Cooked or flavored with Marsala: chicken Marsala
More example sentences
  • His cook has prepared your choice of New York strip or chicken Marsala with all the fixings.
  • The buffet also will gain signature dishes such as shish kebab, chicken Marsala, chicken piccata and carved roast beef.
  • I had chicken Marsala with a side of spaghetti in olive oil & garlic and took half of it home.


named after Marsala, a town in Sicily where it was originally made.

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