Valpolicella

Valpolicella

[val-poh-li-chel-uh; Italian vahl-paw-lee-chel-lah]
noun
a dry, red table wine from the Veneto region of northern Italy.

Origin:
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)
 
n
a dry red table wine from the Veneto region of NE Italy
 
[C20: named after a valley where it is produced]

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Main Entry:  Valpolicella
Part of Speech:  n
Definition:  a dry light-bodied red Italian wine
Etymology:  name of the valley in Veneto, Italy, where wine is made
Usage:  cooking
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