Marsala

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Mar·sa·la 1

 (mär-sä′lə)
A city of western Sicily on the Mediterranean Sea. Founded by the Carthaginians c. 397 bc, it is noted for its wine.

Mar·sa·la 2

 (mär-sä′lə)
n.
A sweet or dry fortified wine of Sicilian origin.
adj.
Cooked or flavored with Marsala and often mushrooms: veal Marsala.

[Italian, after Marsala1.]

Marsala

(mɑːˈsɑːlə)
n
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

Mar•sa•la

(mɑrˈsɑ lə)

n.
1. a seaport in W Sicily. 46,300.
2. a sweet to dry amber-colored fortified wine of Sicily.

marsala

A fortified wine used in Italian cooking.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.marsala - dark sweet or semisweet dessert wine from SicilyMarsala - dark sweet or semisweet dessert wine from Sicily
fortified wine - wine to which alcohol (usually grape brandy) has been added
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