parador(redirected from paradors)
par·a·dor(păr′ə-dôr′, pä′rä-thôr′, -dôr′)
n. pl. par·a·dors or par·a·dor·es (-thō′rĕs, -dō′-)
A country hotel owned by the government of Spain.
[Spanish, from parar, to stop, from Latin parāre, to prepare; see parade.]
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parador(ˈpærədɔː; Spanish ˈparaðor)
n, pl -dors or -dores
a state-run hotel in Spain
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a government-sponsored inn, esp. in Spain.
[1835–45; < Sp: wayside inn, hostelry]
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