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sangaree Line breaks: san|garee
Pronunciation: /ˌsaŋɡəˈriː/

Definition of sangaree in English:


[mass noun]
A cold drink of wine mixed with water and spices: [count noun]: he was addicted to sangarees
More example sentences
  • Portrait of Seale-Yearwood Esq shows a Barbados planter seated in front of a shadowy, brown-skinned man serving him sangaree.
  • Though the British enjoyed sipping their rich Madeira after dinner, the fortified wine was transformed into a thirst quencher when mixed with cold water, sugar, nutmeg, and other exotic spices, known as a sangaree.
  • The Sangaree dates back to colonial times and was a favorite of tavern-goers, along with grogs, flips, punches and mulled wines.


From Spanish sangría (see sangria).

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