noun, plural em·bro·glios.
Origin of embroglio
Examples from the Web for embroglio
Historical Examples of embroglio
Mr. Lay was dismissed from the service of the Manchoo, through the "Vampyre" embroglio.Ti-Ping Tien-Kwoh
There were good reasons why Pitt and his colleagues should not commit themselves deeply to the Haytian embroglio.William Pitt and the Great War
John Holland Rose
But right in the middle of the embroglio my brave Reddy seized the horse of a Uhlan by the mane.
This embroglio is smoothed out, and Amiles and Bellicent are happily united.A Short History of French Literature
This requires a few words of explanation, as the whole Schleswig-Holstein embroglio is based on it.Life and Times of Her Majesty Caroline Matilda, Vol. I (of III)
C. F. Lachelles Wraxall