ma·​ren·​go mə-ˈreŋ-(ˌ)gō How to pronounce marengo (audio)
often capitalized
: of, consisting of, or served with a sauce of mushrooms, tomatoes, olives, oil, and wine
veal marengo

Word History


French, from Marengo, village in northwest Italy

First Known Use

1872, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of marengo was in 1872

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Cite this Entry

“Marengo.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 Sep. 2023.

Geographical Definition


geographical name

Ma·​ren·​go mä-ˈreŋ-(ˌ)gō How to pronounce Marengo (audio)
village in the region of Piedmont in northwestern Italy
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