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cava

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Pronunciation: /ˈkɑːvə
 
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Definition of cava in English:

noun

[mass noun]
A Spanish sparkling wine made in the same way as champagne.
Example sentences
  • Italian prosecco, Spanish cava, or American sparkling wines are sometimes the best buys on a wine list.
  • Good bubblies are made in California, too, and the prices generally fall between the inexpensive Spanish cavas and the French nonvintage brut champagnes.
  • After all, champagne and cava are two of my favourite things, and I've been assured that they've got it in abundance at the party.

Origin

Spanish.

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