san·​gria saŋ-ˈgrē-ə How to pronounce sangria (audio)
: 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 Large-batch drinks like a spiked punch or sangria are also good choices. 07 Popular Vote Choosing the worst dish of the day is all in good fun. Betsy Cribb Watson, Southern Living, 24 Aug. 2023 Go for the seafood, which is Galan’s specialty, and ask your waitress to recommend a glass of sherry or sangria to complement it. Nicole Kagan,, 27 June 2023 The friends enjoyed a quiet dinner, as well as a pitcher of sangria. People Staff, Peoplemag, 11 Aug. 2023 From mojitos and margaritas to sangria and spritzers, there are many delicious beverage options (both alcoholic and non-alcoholic) for porch sitting, pool parties, and backyard barbecues. Karen Schroeder-Rankin, Southern Living, 1 Aug. 2023 Over glasses of sangria and plates of bucatini, the two executives discussed the buying behaviors of customers in the cloud, client perceptions about security, as well as what things have worked out for Databricks, Rao said. Luisa Beltran, Fortune, 19 July 2023 Apple slices are also nice, though be careful not to turn your Pimms Cup into sangria. Sam Dangremond, Town & Country, 29 June 2023 This room also has tons of storage space and room on the counters for making sangria and appetizers. House Beautiful, 5 June 2023 But don’t waste a pricey, nuanced bottle on sangria. M. Carrie Allan, Washington Post, 29 July 2023 See More

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Word History



First Known Use

1951, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of sangria was in 1951

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“Sangria.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 27 Sep. 2023.

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