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parador

parador

noun pa·ra·dor \ˌpä-rä-ˈthr\
plural pa·ra·dor·es \-ˈthr-ās\ or paradors

Definition of PARADOR

:  a usually government-operated hostelry found especially in Spain

Origin of PARADOR

Spanish, inn, from parar to stop, lodge for the night, from Latin parare to prepare — more at pare
First Known Use: 1845

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