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A city of western Sicily on the Mediterranean Sea. Founded by the Carthaginians c. 397 bc, it is noted for its wine.
A sweet or dry fortified wine of Sicilian origin.
Cooked or flavored with Marsala and often mushrooms: veal Marsala.
[Italian, after Marsala1.]
American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
1. (Placename) a port in W Sicily: landing place of Garibaldi at the start of his Sicilian campaign (1860). Pop: 77 784 (2001)
2. (Brewing) (sometimes not capital) a dark sweet dessert wine made in Sicily
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014
1. a seaport in W Sicily. 46,300.
2. a sweet to dry amber-colored fortified wine of Sicily.
Random House Kernerman Webster's College Dictionary, © 2010 K Dictionaries Ltd. Copyright 2005, 1997, 1991 by Random House, Inc. All rights reserved.
A fortified wine used in Italian cooking.
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