[mon-til-uh; Spanish mawn-tee-lyah]
- a dry, rather bitter wine of Spain.
Origin of montilla
First recorded in 1785–95; after Montilla, Spanish town
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Examples from the Web for montilla
It was a certain affair that occurred to me with a sorntess, a disciple of la Camacha de Montilla.The Exemplary Novels of Cervantes
Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra
However, though he claimed to belong to the partido of Montilla, he seemed very ill-informed about the country.
I begged her to forgive me, but she sulked with me for a whole day, and when I started back to Montilla she wouldn't kiss me.
That evening he received his last instructions, and the next day he sailed in the schooner Montilla.Perlycross
R. D. Blackmore