[ 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
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Examples from the Web for sangria
“That was quintessential Breitbart,” Irby said, sipping on a “Wave,” a frozen margarita swirled with sangria.At Bars Nationwide, Conservatives Raise a Glass to Andrew Breitbart|Ben Jacobs, Laura Isensee|March 2, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Grab some sangria and sunblock and head to Spain, where a relaxing getaway with an exciting culinary scene is calling your name.
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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