Definition of Tia Maria in English:

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Tia Maria

Pronunciation: /ˌtiːə məˈriːə/

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noun

[mass noun] trademark
A coffee-flavoured liqueur based on rum, made originally in the Caribbean.
Example sentences
  • For a finale Anna had a Tia Maria liqueur coffee, while I opted for a cappuccino.
  • You can enjoy the relaxing pleasure of high tea at 4: 00 and Tia Marias served with moonlight.
  • Share your thoughts, views, experiences, feelings and any tasting notes about Tia Maria by replying here.

Origin

From Spanish Tía María, literally 'Aunt Mary'.

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