marsala

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

Definition of marsala 

(Entry 1 of 2)

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

Marsala

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

Definition of Marsala (Entry 2 of 2)

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

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The buffet includes a variety of salads, fresh fruit, lobster, pork Marengo, grilled focaccia haddock, chicken marsala, baked ziti, vegetable, dessert and beverages. Courant Community, "Community News For The Enfield Edition," 2 July 2018 The buffet includes a variety of salads, fresh fruit, lobster, pork Marengo, grilled focaccia haddock, chicken marsala, baked ziti, vegetable, dessert and beverages. Courant Community, "Community News For The Enfield Edition," 2 July 2018 The buffet includes a variety of salads, fresh fruit, lobster, pork Marengo, grilled focaccia haddock, chicken marsala, baked ziti, vegetable, dessert and beverages. Courant Community, "Community News For The Enfield Edition," 2 July 2018 The buffet includes a variety of salads, fresh fruit, lobster, pork Marengo, grilled focaccia haddock, chicken marsala, baked ziti, vegetable, dessert and beverages. Courant Community, "Community News For The Enfield Edition," 2 July 2018 The buffet includes a variety of salads, fresh fruit, lobster, pork Marengo, grilled focaccia haddock, chicken marsala, baked ziti, vegetable, dessert and beverages. Courant Community, "Community News For The Enfield Edition," 2 July 2018 The buffet includes a variety of salads, fresh fruit, lobster, pork Marengo, grilled focaccia haddock, chicken marsala, baked ziti, vegetable, dessert and beverages. Courant Community, "Community News For The Enfield Edition," 2 July 2018 The buffet includes a variety of salads, fresh fruit, lobster, pork Marengo, grilled focaccia haddock, chicken marsala, baked ziti, vegetable, dessert and beverages. Courant Community, "Community News For The Enfield Edition," 19 June 2018 The buffet includes a variety of salads, fresh fruit, lobster, pork Marengo, grilled focaccia haddock, chicken marsala, baked ziti, vegetable, dessert and beverages. Courant Community, "Community News For The Enfield Edition," 29 May 2018

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First Known Use of marsala

Noun

1806, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for marsala

Noun

Marsala, town in Sicily

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