Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A sweet fortified wine originally from Málaga, Spain.

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  • proper n. Alternative spelling of Málaga.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A city and a province of Spain, on the Mediterranean. Hence, Malaga grapes, Malaga raisins, Malaga wines.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A wine produced at Malaga in Spain.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a port city and resort in Andalusia in southern Spain on the Mediterranean

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Examples

  • In Father Ronan's famous Diccionario, compiled some time before 1750, Terreros y Pando, a Spanish historian states that gringo was a nickname given to foreigners in Malaga and Madrid who spoke Spanish with an accent, and that in Madrid the term had special reference to the Irish.

    Gringos and Euros and Canucks, oh boy

  • "Gringo in Malaga, what they call foreigners who (have) a certain kind of accent which prevents their speaking Spanish with ease and spontaneity; in Madrid the case is the same, and for some reason, especially with respect to the Irish."

    Gringos and Euros and Canucks, oh boy

  • The Vice Consule in Malaga has today at 10am refused to issue one, stating that the Embassy in Madrid has told them not to issue this type of certificate to same sex couples.

    07/20/2005

  • “Oh, she is called Malaga only on the posters,” said

    The Imaginary Mistress

  • They were called Malaga grapes in Moonstone, and once or twice during the winter the leading grocer got a keg of them.

    The song of the lark

  • CHAPUZOT (Monsieur and Madame), porters of Marguerite Turquet, known as Malaga, rue des Fosses-du-Temple at Paris in 1836; afterwards her servants and her confidants when she was maintained by Thaddee Paz.

    Repertory of the Comedie Humaine Part 1

  • Among her customers was Marguerite Turquet, known as Malaga, who was slow in paying bills.

    Repertory of the Comedie Humaine Part 1

  • My field of dreams was a little park called Malaga Square -- though back then I never knew those raggedy two acres even had a name.

    ABC News: Top Stories

  • "Oh, she is called Malaga only on the posters," said Paz, with a piqued air.

    Paz

  • He ended up paying £800 for two single flights to Malaga, which is 15 times more than the ones he had booked nine months ago.

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