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A sweet fortified wine originally from Málaga, Spain.
A city of southern Spain northeast of Gibraltar. Founded by Phoenicians in the 12th century bc, it was held successively by Carthaginians, Romans, Visigoths, and Moors (after 711). Málaga was conquered by Ferdinand and Isabella's troops in 1487.
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Málaga(ˈmæləɡə; Spanish ˈmalaɣa)
1. (Placename) a port and resort in S Spain, in Andalusia on the Mediterranean. Pop: 547 105 (2003 est)
2. (Brewing) a sweet fortified dessert wine from Málaga
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Mal•a•ga(ˈmæl ə gə)
a strong, sweet wine produced esp. in Málaga, Spain.
Má•la•ga(ˈmæl ə gə)
1. a province in S Spain, in Andalusia. 1,215,479; 2813 sq. mi. (7285 sq. km).
2. a seaport in S Spain, on the Mediterranean. 595,264.
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