marsala

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noun, often capitalized mar·sa·la \mär-ˈsä-lə\

Definition of marsala

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

Origin and Etymology of marsala

Marsala, town in Sicily


First Known Use: 1806


Marsala

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geographical name Mar·sa·la \mär-ˈsä-lä\

Definition of Marsala

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


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