from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A cold drink made of red or white wine mixed with brandy, sugar, fruit juice, and soda water. Also called sangaree.
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- 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.
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- n. sweetened red wine and orange or lemon juice with soda water
Probably from Spanish sangría, act of bleeding, sangria, from sangre, blood, from Latin sanguis, sanguin-.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
Probably from Spanish sangría ("bloodletting"). (Wiktionary)