American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A cold drink made of red or white wine mixed with brandy, sugar, fruit juice, and soda water. Also called sangaree.
- n. A cold drink, originating in Spain, consisting of red or white wine, brandy or sherry, fruit juice, sugar and soda water and garnished with orange and other fruit.
- n. sweetened red wine and orange or lemon juice with soda water
- Probably from Spanish sangría ("bloodletting"). (Wiktionary)
- Probably from Spanish sangría, act of bleeding, sangria, from sangre, blood, from Latin sanguis, sanguin-. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“We could make a punch I call Sangria Lake," he says - perfect, of course, since "sangria" comes from the Spanish word "sangre," meaning "blood.”
“Thanks Oscar, hope we don't sound like a pair of borrachos but searching for the perfect sangria is another of our passions and definitely fits on the thread.”
“The white sangria is lovely, but unless you drink it quickly, its ice dilutes the pleasure.”
“Great Hallows Ball, then to the Park Slope Community Bookstore's feast of chocolate frogs and unicorn blood, and finally to Greenpoint's new Word Bookstore adults-only party with sangria from a cauldron and an adults-only dungeon, but I can't stand seeing any more wizards for, well, maybe the next couple of decades -- not even the ones I use to install software on the notebook PC I'm typing this on with shaky fingers.”
“A pitcher of white sangria is waiting to be made next, two whole chickens are about to go on the grill, anotehr steak just came off, and many many burgers, both veggie and meat have already disappeared.”
“The word sangria takes me back to a week in Barcelona where”
“Properly made sangria is significantly tastier, too, so I’m pulling for this bill.”
“The sangria was a popular choice amongst the ladies.”
“And the sangria, which is usually $4, is homemade so it's worth it.”
These user-created lists contain the word ‘sangria’.
Have some liquor to help the orange juice go down.
Vendors can get oddly creative.
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A big list of color names for use on wordrainbow.com
Names of colors that make you hungry
Looking for tweets for sangria.