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Definition of "sangria" []

  • A cold drink made of red or white wine mixed with brandy, sugar, fruit juice, and soda water. Also called sangaree. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "sangria" in a sentence
  • ""We could make a punch I call Sangria Lake," he says - perfect, of course, since "sangria" comes from the Spanish word "sangre," meaning "blood.""
  • "Thanks Oscar, hope we don't sound like a pair of borrachos but searching for the perfect sangria is another of our passions and definitely fits on the thread."
  • "The white sangria is lovely, but unless you drink it quickly, its ice dilutes the pleasure."