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sangría

[sang-gree-uh; Spanish sahng-gree-ah] /sæŋˈgri ə; Spanish sɑŋˈgri ɑ/
noun
1.
an iced drink, typically made with red wine, sugar, fruit juice, soda water, and spices, and containing fruit slices.
Origin of sangría
1960-1965
1960-65; < Spanish: drink of a bloodlike color, equivalent to sangr(e) blood (see sanguine) + -ía noun suffix
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sangria

/sæŋˈɡriːə/
noun
1.
a Spanish drink of red wine, sugar, spices, fruit, and soda water or lemonade, sometimes laced with rum or brandy
Word Origin
Spanish: a bleeding; see sangaree
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Word Origin and History for sangria
n.

cold drink made from sweetened and diluted red wine, 1954, from Spanish, literally "bleeding," from sangre "blood," from Vulgar Latin sanguem, from Latin sanguis (see sanguinary). The drink so named for its color. Earlier as sangre (1736).

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