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 Customers can also try multiple wines served in tasting flights or sample four different varieties of sangria. Tirion Morris, azcentral, "This popular Midwest restaurant and winery chain will open 2 Arizona locations this year," 3 Jan. 2020 Climax This mind-melting phantasmagoria from Gaspar Noé tracks the mental deterioration of a dance troupe whose communal bowl of sangria gets spiked with acid at a post-rehearsal party. Clark Collis,, "The 10 best horror films of 2019," 23 Dec. 2019 That leaves more room on the table for other festive Spanish-inflected holiday dishes like shrimp stew, oyster ceviche with Cara Cara oranges, saffron rice with golden raisins and red-wine sangria flecked with vanilla bean. Leilani Marie Labong,, "Bay Area chef welcomes pavo borracho, or drunken turkey, to Christmas table," 20 Dec. 2019 The museum is located footsteps away from Templo di Diana, the city's most famous Roman Ruins, as well as a leafy park where an outdoor concessions stand serves the best sangria I've ever had for only 2.50 euros a glass. Jaimie Potters, ELLE Decor, "A Design Lover's Guide to Exploring Alentejo, Portugal's Best-Kept Secret," 23 Dec. 2019 Other cocktails included Rooftop’s signature margarita,Moscow mule and two of the restaurant’s famous sangrias — strawberry peach and black raspberry. Camila Vallejo,, "Happy hour of the month: Rooftop 120," 5 Sep. 2019 The bar also offers sangria, a full wine list and beer options on draft or in bottles or cans. Tirion Morris, azcentral, "What to know about Chauncey Social, north Scottsdale's new nightclub and restaurant," 12 Dec. 2019 Interesting exterior color choices include Cashmere Silver metallic (silver/beige), Imperial Blue metallic (nearly black) and Aventurine Red metallic (sangria). Emma Jayne Williams,, "BMW updates the 7-Series sedan line for 2020; plug-in hybrid model added," 3 Dec. 2019 The menu also features specials on beer, wine and sangria ($3 to $7), $8 seasonal cocktails and $7.50 espresso martinis. Leeanne Griffin,, "A fresh start: 4 Eat & Drink gets new menu, a new chef and a new name to become Fork & Fire," 24 Sep. 2019

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First Known Use of sangria

1951, in the meaning defined above

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18 Jan 2020

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“Sangria.” The Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., Accessed 18 January 2020.

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English Language Learners Definition of sangria

: an alcoholic drink made of red wine, fruit juice, and often soda water

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