Cava

[kah-vuh]
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Contemporary Examples of cava

  • In 1972, I was assigned by a magazine to write a story on Cava.

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    What Women Drink

    Sophie Menin

    August 22, 2011

  • Also on my “must” list: BLT Steak, DC Coast, Oval Room and Cava.

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    Fresh Picks

    Robert Irvine

    January 13, 2011

  • Like the French Crémants, Cava is made using the traditional Champagne method.

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    Beyond Champagne

    Sophie Menin

    December 29, 2010

  • Maccabeo provides Cava with its body; Xarel-lo lends notes of earth; and Parellada imparts a touch of ripe apples.

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    Beyond Champagne

    Sophie Menin

    December 29, 2010

Historical Examples of cava

  • 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.


British Dictionary definitions for cava

cava

noun
  1. a Spanish sparkling wine produced by a method similar to that used for champagne

Word Origin for cava

from Spanish
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cava in Medicine

cava

[kāvə]
n.
  1. vena cava
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