Marsala [mahr-sah-luh; Italian mahr-sah-lah] EXAMPLES| noun a seaport in W Sicily. a sweet, dark, fortified wine made near Marsala, or a similar wine made elsewhere. adjective made or flavored with this wine: veal Marsala.

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  • Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019 Examples from the Web for marsala Contemporary Examples of marsala

  • I induced the girl to sit down and swallow a glass of Marsala.

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  • Historical Examples of marsala

  • The filet can also be larded with bacon and cooked in butter and Marsala only.

    The Italian Cook Book

    Maria Gentile

  • Myself: Marsala is known in London, but we do not drink it every day as you do in Palermo.


    Henry Festing Jones

  • They wetted her lips with marsala and poured some into her mouth and thus restored her.


    Henry Festing Jones

  • Add a glass of Marsala or sherry wine and whip until it thickens.

    The Hotel St. Francis Cook Book

    Victor Hirtzler

  • There is a useful gradation in such things, and Marsala at 20s.

    Barchester Towers

    Anthony Trollope

  • British Dictionary definitions for marsala Marsala noun a port in W Sicily: landing place of Garibaldi at the start of his Sicilian campaign (1860). Pop: 77 784 (2001) (sometimes not capital) a dark sweet dessert wine made in Sicily Collins English Dictionary – Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012 Word Origin and History for marsala Marsala n.

    kind of wine, 1806, named for seaport town on the west coast of Sicily, which is said to be from Arabic Mirsa-llahi, literally “the Port of God.”

    Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper

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