Etymology
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Marsala (n.)

kind of white wine, 1806, named for the seaport town on the west coast of Sicily, in the region where it is produced, the name of which is said to be from Arabic Mirsa-llahi, literally "the Port of God."

updated on November 27, 2018

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Definitions of Marsala from WordNet

Marsala (n.)
dark sweet or semisweet dessert wine from Sicily;
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