noun, often capitalized \mär-ˈsä-lə\

Definition of MARSALA

:  a fortified Sicilian wine that varies from dry to sweet and is often used in cooking

Origin of MARSALA

Marsala, town in Sicily
First Known Use: 1806


geographical name \mär-ˈsä-lä\

Definition of MARSALA

city & port Italy on W coast of Sicily S of Trapani pop 80,818


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