n (pl -nums)
- 1.1 (bottle) mágnum (m) (botella de litro y medio)More example sentences1.2magnum (revolver) mágnum (f) or (m)
- We took the Tube to ‘the Famous Shoe Designer's’ house and bought a bottle of £4 white wine, but after we arrived they popped open a magnum of champagne.
- McIlvanney made up for his absence by despatching three magnums of excellent champagne for Fyall and his guests, and a magnum of Krug for the birthday boy himself.
- The match will be followed by the presentation of the awards and the annual draw, the first prize of which is £50 and a magnum of champagne.
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