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Marsala Syllabification: Mar·sa·la
Pronunciation: /märˈsälə/

Definition of Marsala in English:


A dark, sweet, fortified dessert wine that resembles sherry, produced in Sicily.
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Named after Marsala, a town in Sicily where it was originally made.

Words that rhyme with Marsala

Carla, challah, Douala, gala, Guatemala, Gujranwala, impala, kabbala, Kampala, koala, La Scala, Lingala, Mahler, masala, nyala, parlour (US parlor), Sinhala, snarler, tala, tambala, Uppsala

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