madeira

  1. a Brazilian river; tributary of the Amazon River
  2. amber-colored dessert wine from Madeira

Madeira

• (n.) A rich wine made on the Island of Madeira.
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madeira

(mah-DER-ah) - A fortified red wine that is made from white grapes and comes from the island of Madeira. It resembles a well-matured, full-bodied sherry.
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Madeira

noun an amber dessert wine from the Madeira Islands
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Madeira

(grape variety) Synonym for the grape varieties Herbemont and Jacquez; look there.
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Madeira

(river) River of northwest Brazil; length 3,250 km/2,020 mi. It is the longest tributary of the Amazon, and is formed by the rivers Beni and Mamoré. It flows northeast through the state of Amazonas to join the Amazon east of the city of Manaus. It is navigable by ocean-going v...
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Madeira

[shipwreck] The Madeira was built at the Chicago yard of the Chicago Shipbuilding Company in 1900 primarily of heavy steel plates that were riveted together, with wood joinery used in other places. The ship had a flat plate keel and was shaped very flat and full to maximize cargo capacity. The career of the ship is mostly unknown, except fo...
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Madeira

Ma·dei'ra noun [ Portuguese , the Island Madeira, properly, wood, from Latin materia stuff, wood. The island was so called because well wooded. See Matter .] A rich wine made on the Island of Madeira. « A cup of Madeira , and a cold capon's leg.» Shak. Mad...
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Madeira

A fortified wine that has been made on a Portuguese island off the coast of Morocco since the 15th century.
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madeira

A long lived fortified wine originating from the island of Madeira. Its four styles are named after the principal grape variety from which the wine is made. These also correspond to different styles. The wines in order of increasing sweetness and colour are Sercial, Verdelho, Bual and Malvasia. Madeira is a wine in that it is intentionally subjecte...
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Madeira

fortified wine from the Portuguese island of Madeira in the Atlantic. Because the island was a customary port-of-call on the trade routes between ...
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Madeira

Madeira (mudā'ru) , river, c.2,100 mi (3,380 km) long, formed by the junction of the Beni and Mamoré rivers on the Bolivia-Brazil border. It flows north along the border for c.60 mi (100 km), then northeast in a winding course through the Rondônia and Amazonas sections of NW B...
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Madeira

Madeira is a cultivated variety of potato.
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Madeira

Madeira, island: see Madeira Islands.
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Madeira

Portuguese island in the Atlantic from which come rich, sherry-like dessert wines. These are long lasting wines and it is not unusual to find Madeira wines from vintages in the late 1800s that remain in great condition today. Just as in the case of Sherries and Vin Jaune, part of the flavor of Madeira wine comes from deliberate oxidation of the win...
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Madeira

Portuguese island in the Atlantic from which come rich, sherry-like dessert wines.
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Madeira

[n] - a Brazilian river 2. [n] - amber-colored dessert wine from Madeira
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