A sparkling wine made from a blend of grapes, produced primarily in and near Catalonia.
A Spanish white sparkling wine made using the méthode champenoise.
Origin of cava
Catalan cellar, cavafrom Late Latin ditch, trenchfrom Latin neuter pl. ofcavushollowkeuə- in Indo-European roots
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Cava Sentence Examples
There is one anterior vena cava, formed by the union of the two jugular and two axillary veins.
It receives the three great venous trunks of the body, namely the vena cava superior dextra, the vena cava superior sinistra more dorsally, and the vena cava inferior more to the right and below; the opening of the last is guarded by two prominent valves in place of the mammalian valvula Eustachii.
The venae hepaticae magnae join the vena cava posterior and thereby form with it the vena cava inferior.
Both present the appearance of diminutive clusters of grapes, at the anterior end of the kidneys, close to the suprarenal bodies, separated from each other by the descending aorta and by the vena cava where this is formed by the right and left vena iliaca communis.
The two ambones in the cathedral of Salerno, which are different in design, are magnificent in effect and are enriched with sculpture as well as with mosaic. In the gospel ambo in the cathedral of Ravello (1272), and also in that of the convent of the Trinita della Cava near Salerno, the spiral columns inlaid with mosaic stand on the backs of lions.