tequila sunrise

noun

Definition of tequila sunrise

: a cocktail consisting of tequila, orange juice, and grenadine

Examples of tequila sunrise in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Legend has it the tequila sunrise was invented at the Arizona Biltmore. Lauren Saria, azcentral, "From the Grand Canyon to Stevie Nicks, here are 130 reasons why The Republic loves Arizona," 19 May 2020 But just to throw one more option in the ring — or rather, on the bar — the Arizona Biltmore Resort claims to have invented the tequila sunrise. Tirion Morris, azcentral, "This is Arizona's most popular drink, according to one website. Hint: It's not lemonade," 4 Dec. 2019 Celebrate National Tequila Day on July 24 this year with by enjoying classic beverages such as margaritas, tequila sunrises or even bloody marys. Adriana Ramirez, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Here's where to grab your favorite drinks at restaurants and bars in the Milwaukee area for National Tequila Day," 17 July 2019 The tequila sunrise is also a refreshing cold drink to enjoy during the summer. Adriana Ramirez, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Here's where to grab your favorite drinks at restaurants and bars in the Milwaukee area for National Tequila Day," 17 July 2019 Paz Cantina Doors open at 7 a.m., featuring the game on a video wall as well as specials on tequila sunrises and mimosa refills. Julia Stumbaugh, azcentral, "Where to go in Phoenix to watch the Women's World Cup final," 5 July 2019

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First Known Use of tequila sunrise

1940, in the meaning defined above

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“Tequila sunrise.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tequila%20sunrise. Accessed 20 Oct. 2020.

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