[par-uh-dawr; Spanish pah-rah-th awr]
- a government-sponsored inn in Spain, usually in a scenic or historic area, that offers lodging and meals at reasonable prices.
Origin of parador
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Examples from the Web for parador
There is no gilded luxury in a Parador, but at least we felt sure we were welcome.Northern Spain
Edgar T. A. Wigram
A parador is a hotel where the diligences stop for meals, and may also be a fonda.
The landlord of the Parador was a jovial, bustling man—a type not Spanish but purely Catalan.The White Plumes of Navarre
Samuel Rutherford Crockett
- a state-run hotel in Spain
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