Definition of Marsala in English:

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Marsala

Pronunciation: /mɑːˈsɑːlə/

noun

[mass noun]
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.

Origin

Named after Marsala, a town in Sicily where it was originally made.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

For editors and proofreaders

Line breaks: Mar|sala

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