[ kah-loo-ah, kuh-loo-uh ]
/ kɑˈlu ɑ, kəˈlu ə /


a brand of coffee-flavored liqueur, made in Mexico.
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Word Origin and History for kahlua


Mexican coffee-flavored liqueur, produced from 1936, the name said to be from the native Acolhua people, allies of the Aztecs.

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