buen retiro

noun
buen re·​ti·​ro | \ ˌbwānrəˈtē(ˌ)rō, ˌbwen- \

Definition of buen retiro

1 : a resting place or retreat
2 usually capitalized B&R [from Buen Retiro, near Madrid, Spain, where it was manufactured] : a soft-paste porcelain produced during the latter half of the 18th century in the private manufactory of the king of Spain

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History and Etymology for buen retiro

Spanish, literally, good retreat

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“Buen retiro.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/buen%20retiro. Accessed 18 Aug. 2022.

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