or san·gri·a

[ sang-gree-uh; Spanish sahng-gree-ah ]
/ sæŋˈgri ə; Spanish sɑŋˈgri ɑ /


an iced drink, typically made with red wine, sugar, fruit juice, soda water, and spices, and containing fruit slices.

Origin of sangría

1960–65; < Spanish: drink of a bloodlike color, equivalent to sangr(e) blood (see sanguine) + -ía noun suffix Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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British Dictionary definitions for sangria


/ (sæŋˈɡriːə) /


a Spanish drink of red wine, sugar, spices, fruit, and soda water or lemonade, sometimes laced with rum or brandy

Word Origin for sangria

Spanish: a bleeding; see sangaree
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