Ma•ren•goPronunciation: (mu-reng'gō; for 1 also It. mä-reng'gô), [key]
—n., pl. -gos for 2,
a village in Piedmont, in NW Italy: Napoleon defeated the Austrians 1800.
a former gold coin of Italy, issued by Napoleon after the battle of Marengo.
(of food) browned in oil and cooked with tomatoes, garlic, wine, and often mushrooms and brandy: chicken marengo.
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