How do you say Madeira sauce?
- Ma·dei·ra | mə-ˈdir-ə, -ˈder-
- Ma·dei·ra | mə-ˈdir-ə, -ˈder-ə
- Other Words from Madeira. Geographical name. Madeiran mə-ˈdir-ən, -ˈder- adjective or noun.
What does Madeira mean?
Portuguese: metonymic occupational name for a carpenter, from madeira ‘wood’, ‘timber’ (Late Latin materia, from classical Latin materies ‘material’, ‘substance’). local name from the island of Madeira, which was named with Portuguese madeira ‘timber’ because of the timber that grew there.
Is Madeira fortified?
Madeira is a fortified wine that hails from the island of Madeira in Portugal, about 300 miles off the coast of Morocco. Ranging from sweet to dry, it’s primarily made with a handful of grape varieties, including Tinta Negra Mole, Sercial, Verdelho, Bual (also known as Boal), and Malvasia (aka Malmsey).
Why is Czech called Bohemia?
The name Bohemia is an exonym derived from the Boii, a Celtic tribe inhabiting the area before the early Slavs arrived. The Czech Republic’s official formal and short names in Czech were decided at its creation after the dissolution of Czechoslovakia in the so-called “Velvet Divorce” of 1993.