Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Black coffee sweetened and served with cracked ice in a long, slender glass.
“Monte Carlo sipping a "mazagran," basking in the afternoon sunshine, and listening to the music of the Rumanian Orchestra.”
“Presently the pair rose, and, crossing the palm-lined place, entered the casino; while Walter, finishing his "mazagran," lit a fresh cigarette, and took a turn along the front of the casino in order to watch the pigeon-shooting.”
“The _mazagran_ -- sweetened cold coffee to which water or ice has been added -- originated in Algeria.”
“_Café mazagran_ is also much in demand in the summertime.”
“French capital, they introduced the idea, with the added fillip of service in tall glasses, in their favorite cafés, where it became known as _café mazagran_.”
“I ordered a mazagran and sat smoking, trying to suppress my eagerness.”
“And the sun shines as warmly as in June (on this 25th day of March), and the cathedral bells chime a merry accompaniment to a military band; a sky of the brightest blue gladdens the eye, fragrant flowers the senses, and the traveler sips his bock or mazagran, and thanks his stars he is not spending the winter in cold, foggy England.”
“At the hour for absinthe and mazagran a certain number of Fiesques and Catilines were grouped around each table.”
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