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