noun, often capitalized
mar·​sa·​la | \ mär-ˈsä-lə How to pronounce marsala (audio) \

Definition of marsala

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

Examples of marsala in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Dine-in entrees include surf and turf, shrimp or scallop casserole, seafood classico, veal parmigiana, New York strip, stuffed eggplant, chicken marsala or cioppino. Susan Dunne,, 23 Mar. 2021 Chicken marsala is an easy weeknight recipe to prepare. Saveur Editors, Saveur, 30 May 2017 Fratello’s is known for its wines as well as the Italian menu, including Chicken Fratello -- sauteed chicken breasts with the restaurant’s signature sauce and marsala mushrooms. Linda Gandee, cleveland, 27 Apr. 2020 And a retired firefighter sent a local firehouse a $500 Good Friday lunch of meatballs, penne vodka, chicken marsala and more. Washington Post, 13 Apr. 2020 The kits contain the all-vegan ingredients to make Crossroads' signature dishes from tagliatelle bolognese ($28) to chickpea marsala ($24) at home. Ramona Saviss, The Hollywood Reporter, 19 Mar. 2020 Wine by the bottle is also available, and family meals for three ($65) are available, with salad, dessert and short rib stroganoff, chicken marsala or ro. Elaine Rewolinski, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 17 Mar. 2020 The Italian bistro offers pizza, pasta and risotto as well as entrees such as rib-eye braciola, chicken marsala and veal chop Milanese. Kimi Robinson, azcentral, 5 Mar. 2020 Make filling: In bowl using electric mixer, combine mascarpone, cream cheese, powdered sugar, vanilla and, if using, rum or marsala. Nancy Stohs, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 3 Dec. 2019 See More

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First Known Use of marsala

1806, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for marsala

Marsala, town in Sicily

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“Marsala.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 Jun. 2022.

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Marsala geographical name

Mar·​sa·​la | \ mär-ˈsä-lä How to pronounce Marsala (audio) \

Definition of Marsala

city and port on the Mediterranean Sea south of Trapani on the western coast of Sicily, Italy population 80,818

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