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[kah-vuh] /ˈkɑ və/
(often lowercase) a dry, sparkling white table wine produced in northeastern Spain. Unabridged
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  • So the little girl was thinking all the way from Pagani to Cava.

    Pappina, the Little Wanderer

    Katherine Wallace Davis
  • But she realized that the idle remarks of her acquaintance at Cava had some foundation in fact.

    Irma in Italy Helen Leah Reed
  • At dusk the little Cava station gave no hint of what the place was.

    Irma in Italy Helen Leah Reed
  • Several canoes paddled alongside, and the people in them, after presenting the Cava root, came boldly on board.

    Captain Cook W.H.G. Kingston
  • The left common iliac vein was plugged up, by a continuation of the coagulum from the Cava.

  • He conceived a violent passion for Cava, the young and beautiful daughter of Count Julian, whom he abducted and dishonoured.

British Dictionary definitions for Cava


a Spanish sparkling wine produced by a method similar to that used for champagne
Word Origin
from Spanish
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Cava in Medicine

cava ca·va (kā'və)
See vena cava.

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