[pat-ee; for 1 also Italian paht-tee]


A·de·li·na [ah-de-lee-nah] /ˌɑ dɛˈli nɑ/, Adela Juana Maria Patti, 1843–1919, Italian operatic soprano, born in Spain.
a female given name. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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  • She rides like a lion, and I'd rather hear her laugh than I'd listen to Patti.'

    Lord Kilgobbin

    Charles Lever

  • Why, do you know that Eitel used to be butler for Patti in his youth?

    Miss Pat at School

    Pemberton Ginther

  • He then, on the 27th May, arrived in Garbyang in Byans patti.

    In the Forbidden Land

    Arnold Henry Savage Landor

  • Madame Patti had been singing, and they were all waiting for their carriages.

  • She had more bouquets than Patti used to get when you and I were running about town.

    The Smart Set

    Clyde Fitch

British Dictionary definitions for patti



Adelina (adeˈliːna). 1843–1919, Italian operatic coloratura soprano, born in Spain
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