sangria

noun
san·​gria | \ saŋ-ˈgrē-ə How to pronounce sangria (audio) , san- \

Definition of sangria

: a usually iced punch typically made of red wine, fruit or fruit juice, and soda water

Examples of sangria in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web This three ingredient sangria is perfect to whip up for a last minute party treat sure to please. Taylor Worden, Good Housekeeping, 18 Apr. 2022 The sangria's name is a nod to the drink's start overseas in Spain. Carol Deptolla, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 8 Dec. 2021 The cab was extremely smooth, and the Tuscan sangria was refreshing and not too sweet... Brenda Cain And Yadi Rodriguez - Cleveland.com, cleveland, 12 Oct. 2021 Rippers, near 90th Street, grills up surprisingly decent burgers, hot dogs, and fries, and the frozen sangria hits the spot after hours in the sun. Karen I. Chen, Travel + Leisure, 27 Aug. 2021 The screening in Gateway Park includes a beer, wine and sangria bar, beginning at 5 p.m., as well as food trucks. Washington Post, 4 Oct. 2020 The Beachfront Bar also offers turkey chipotle wrap sandwiches, garden salads, Caesar salads, domestic beers and sangria. Susan Dunne, courant.com, 29 July 2021 The hotel is also offering a new autumn cocktail menu including libations blending hot cider and sangria. Michael Alpiner, Forbes, 18 Oct. 2021 While talking to the driver, who said he was headed to Akron because his girlfriend was having an emergency, the officer smelled booze and also observed a bottle of sangria in the back seat. John Benson, cleveland, 13 Oct. 2021 See More

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First Known Use of sangria

1951, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for sangria

Spanish

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Last Updated

30 Apr 2022

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“Sangria.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sangria. Accessed 28 May. 2022.

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