Definition of sangria in English:

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sangria

Pronunciation: /saNGˈɡrēə/

noun

A Spanish drink of red wine mixed with lemonade, fruit, and spices.
Example sentences
  • Drinks include a variety of margaritas, sangria, tequila, rum and, if you don't drink alcohol, strawberry and mango smoothies.
  • She was a terrible drunk, and would drink anything, cheap sangria, bad beer, expensive champagne, it didn't matter.
  • The first time I got really drunk was on sangria and Sambuca, then after that we'd just buy beer.

Origin

Spanish, literally 'bleeding'; compare with sangaree.

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Syllabification: san·gri·a

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