[ree-oh-hah; Spanish ree-aw-hah]
- a table wine, especially a dry red wine, from the Rioja region of northern Spain.
- a city in W Argentina.
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By these plays and by Rioja and Consuelo he is entitled to be judged.
Here came Rioja, Cespedes, Jauregui, and others of less note.Southern Spain
Catamarca is connected by railways with Rioja and Patquia and with Cordoba.
As the commercial centre of the fertile and well-cultivated plain of the Rioja, Logroo has an important trade in wine.
Gongora was a priest; and Rioja received a high post in the Inquisition.History of Civilization in England, Vol. 2 of 3
Henry Thomas Buckle
- a red or white wine, with a distinctive vanilla bouquet and flavour, produced around the Ebro river in central N Spain
C20: from La Rioja, the area where it is produced