Definition of mélange in English:

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Pronunciation: /māˈlänj/
(also melange)


A mixture; a medley: a mélange of tender vegetables and herbs
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  • Each winemaker sees this wine as a personal statement and each blend is a unique melange of the varieties in the vineyards.
  • The author's failure to define clearly these terms and movements makes for a confusing melange that never comes into focus.
  • Lithological variations within the Delb Khairkhan melange suggest that the melange is derived from different tectonic environments.


From French mélange, from mêler 'to mix'.

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Syllabification: mé·lange

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