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Valpolicella

[val-poh-li-chel-uh; Italian vahl-paw-lee-chel-lah] /ˌvæl poʊ lɪˈtʃɛl ə; Italian ˌvɑl pɔ liˈtʃɛl lɑ/
noun
1.
a dry, red table wine from the Veneto region of northern Italy.
Origin
1940-1945
1940-45; after Valpolicella, an area of alluvium-filled valleys NW of Verona, where the wine is produced
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Valpolicella

/ˌvælpɒlɪˈtʃɛlə; Italian valpoliˈtʃɛlla/
noun
1.
a dry red table wine from the Veneto region of NE Italy
Word Origin
C20: named after a valley where it is produced
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Contemporary definitions for Valpolicella
noun

a dry light-bodied red Italian wine

Word Origin

name of the valley in Veneto, Italy, where wine is made

Usage Note

cooking

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