Sangrias

sangría

[sang-gree-uh; Spanish sahng-gree-ah]
noun
an iced drink, typically made with red wine, sugar, fruit juice, soda water, and spices, and containing fruit slices.
Also, sangria.


Origin:
1960–65; < Spanish: drink of a bloodlike color, equivalent to sangr(e) blood (see sanguine) + -ía noun suffix

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sangria (sæŋˈɡriːə)
 
n
a Spanish drink of red wine, sugar, spices, fruit, and soda water or lemonade, sometimes laced with rum or brandy
 
[Spanish: a bleeding; see sangaree]

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sangria
cold drink made from sweetened and diluted red wine, 1961, from Sp., lit. "bleeding," from sangre "blood," from V.L. sanguem, from L. sanguis (see sanguinary). The drink so named for its color.
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