Definition of Melange

1. Noun. A motley assortment of things.




Definition of Melange

1. Noun. A collection containing a variety of miscellaneous things ¹

2. Noun. A Viennese coffee speciality, half steamed milk and half coffee. ¹

3. Noun. (alternative form of melange) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Melange

1. a mixture [n -S] - See also: mixture

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Melange

melancholies
melancholily
melancholiness
melancholious
melancholist
melancholists
melancholize
melancholized
melancholizes
melancholizing
melancholy
melancholy thistle
melanedema
melanemia
melanesia
melange (current term)
melanges
melangians
melanian
melanians
melanic
melanics
melanidrosis
melaniferous
melaniline
melanin
melaninization
melanins
melanise

Literary usage of Melange

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1. The Monthly Review by Ralph Griffiths (1832)
"melange in English and French, prose and verse. In two parts. ... He has given us a melange in French and English, flattering himself, or rather the people ..."

2. The Monthly Review by Charles William Wason (1832)
"melange in English and French, prose and verse. In two parts. ... He has given us a melange in French and English, flattering himself, or rather the people ..."

3. The Port Folio by Joseph Dennie (1813)
"... I would give him a subject; perhaps I may do this, should I at any time feel disposed. Adieu. I have given you a melange, but shall offer no apology— ..."

4. The Critical Review, Or, Annals of Literature by Tobias George Smollett (1807)
"On the whole it is rather an agreeable melange, and excels most of its recent competitors, yet hag little pretentious to be regarded asa standard work, ..."

5. The Quarterly Musical Magazine and Review by Richard Mackenzie Bacon (1824)
"Troisieme melange, svr differens morceaux tires des operas de Rossini, ... The melange consists of some of Rossini's most favourite traits of melody, ..."

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