Rioja

[ ree-oh-hah; Spanish ree-aw-hah ]
/ riˈoʊ hɑ; Spanish riˈɔ hɑ /
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noun

a table wine, especially a dry red wine, from the Rioja region of northern Spain.

Definition for rioja (2 of 2)

La Rioja

[ lah ryaw-hah ]
/ lɑ ˈryɔ hɑ /

noun

a city in W Argentina.
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rioja

/ (riːˈəʊxə) /

noun

a red or white wine, with a distinctive vanilla bouquet and flavour, produced around the Ebro river in central N Spain

Word Origin for rioja

C20: from La Rioja, the area where it is produced
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