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Definition of the noun marsala

What does marsala mean as a name of something?

noun - plural:

  • marsala: marsalas
  • Marsala: Marsalas

  1. dark sweet or semisweet dessert wine from Sicily
    • lexical domain: Foods & Drinks - nouns denoting foods and drinks
    • more generic term: fortified wine = wine to which alcohol (usually grape brandy) has been added

Alternative definition of the noun marsala


  1. A fortified wine from Sicily
  2. A sauce made from Marsala wine


  1. [alternative capitalization of, Marsala, nodot=yes] (sauce).

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Google previewThe Wine Guide; Being Practical Hints on the Purchase and Management of Foreign Wines; Their History, and a Complete Catalogue of All Those in Present Use, Etc (1860)

by Frederick C. MILLS (Wine Dealer.)

Marsala is a white, sound wine, not too pale. They make, besides ...

Google previewItaly, Handbook for Travellers: Southern Italy and Sicily, with excursions to the Lipari Islands, Malta, Sardinia, Tunis and Corfu (1896)

by Karl Baedeker (Firm)

Marsala is an important commercial town with 37,000 inhab., well known for the Marsala wine which is manufactured here from Sicilian wines and spirit. The principal firms are Ingham, Florio, and Woodhouse, who kindly admit visitors to see ...

Google previewPast, Present & Probably the Future State of the Wine Trade ... (1823)

by James Warre

Red Marsala is a dry wine and astringent. Pontac varies in colour; some is dry. It is called Port at the Cape. The price there ranges from £11 to £15 per pipe. Witness did not know of a species there called Regimental Port. Persons may blend ...

Google previewVenezuela Alive Guide

The veal scalloppine marsala is an outstanding value, as is the saltimbocca a la romana. For dessert, try the fromaggi misti (mixed cheeses). Party atmosphere nightly. Join in. Il Vecchio Mulino Av Francisco Solano & Los Jabillos (Sabana ...

Google previewBon Appetit Desserts (2010)

The Cookbook for All Things Sweet and Wonderful by Barbara Fairchild

Marsala is an Italian fortified wine. It is commonly available as sweet or fine (dry), and is typically used in tiramisù and zabaglione. • Madeira is a Portuguese fortified white wine with an amber color. It is similar to sherry and ranges from sweet ...

Google previewA16 (2008)

Food + Wine by Nate Appleman, Shelley Lindgren

In the hands of top producers such as Marco De Bartoll and Carlo Pellegrino, Marsala is a sophisticated drink.

Google previewThe Magazine of Domestic Economy (1840)

Marsala is a Sicilian wine, which has greatly increased in consumption within these few years. It has come into repute owing to the care and attention of Messrs ...

Google previewThe Grilling Encyclopedia (1994)

An A-to-Z Compendium of how to Grill Almost Anything

shallots, or the white part of green onions 2 cloves of garlic, minced Juice ofl lemon 2 tablespoons fresh parsley, finely chopped 2A cup fresh lime juice 6 to 8 cloves garlic, minced 'A cup vegetable oil 3A cup marsala or medium-dry sherry lA ...

Google previewThe Dictionary of Merchandize and Nomenclature in All European Languages (1815)

by C. H. Kauffman

Marsala. &c. In Sicily, the first crop of these herbs is cut 38 BAR.

Google previewThe Hutchinson Dictionary of Ancient and Medieval Warfare (2016)

by Peter Connolly, John Gillingham, John Lazenby

Marsala wreck Carthaginian warship discovered off the coast of Sicily near Marsala and dated to the 3rd century BC. The ship was equipped with a ram with a single rowing bench, probably with 2 rowers to an oar and about 70 oarsmen.

Google previewThe Encyclopedia Americana (1920)

A Library of Universal Knowledge

Capri, Marsala, Muscat of Syracuse, etc. 5. Spanish Wines. — Sherry, Malaga, Val de Pcnas, Vinos Tintos (Spanish Reds). 6. Portuguese Wines. — Ports ...

Google previewIFIS Dictionary of Food Science and Technology (2009)

by International Food Information Service

Marsala Matjes colours, with greenish-white or yellow flesh. Contain mainly water (usually at least 90%), with small amounts of starch, sugar, fats, proteins, carotenes and vitamin B, and moderate amounts of vitamin C. Eaten boiled or stuffed ...

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Scrabble value of M3A1R1S1A1L1A1

The value of this 7-letter word is 9 points. It is included in the second edition of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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