margarita

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noun mar·ga·ri·ta \ˌmär-gə-ˈrē-tə\

Definition of margarita

  1. :  a cocktail consisting of tequila, lime or lemon juice, and an orange-flavored liqueur

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Origin and Etymology of margarita

from the Spanish feminine name Margarita

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Margarita

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geographical name Mar·ga·ri·ta \ˌmär-gä-ˈrē-tä\

Definition of Margarita

  1. island of northern Venezuela in the Caribbean Sea, chief of the Nueva Espartaplay \ˈnwā-vä-e-ˈspär-tä\ group; chief town and port Porlamar area 414 square miles (1072 square kilometers)



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