noun, plural po·sa·das [poh-sah-duh z; Spanish paw-sah-th ahs] /poʊˈsɑ dəz; Spanish pɔˈsɑ ðɑs/.
Examples from the Web for posada
Posada used the skeleton as a way of talking about politics, commenting on life.
It is tempting to think that Posada would be proud of how far his calavera images have traveled.
“We are going to do what we need to do to be here for our patients,” says Posada.
Rivera and Jeter are certain Hall of Famers while Pettitte and Posada will get some consideration.
The same vessels are noticed by Ford in his description of a Spanish posada.The Arts and Crafts of Older Spain, Volume II (of 3)|Leonard Williams
A fonda is a regular hotel; a posada is the tavern of the smaller country towns; and a venta is a still lower grade of inn.
Meanwhile there were beds of a miraculous quality at the Posada, and a supper such as a caballero might order in his own house.The Argonauts of North Liberty|Bret Harte
We inquired for the posada, and were shown a cottage differing nothing from the rest in general appearance.
We passed through the entire length of the town ere we reached the posada: the streets were dark and almost entirely deserted.
British Dictionary definitions for posada
noun plural -das (-ðas)
Word Origin for posada
Word Origin and History for posada
"inn," 1763, from Spanish posada "home, lodging," from posar "to repose, rest, lodge," from Latin pausare (see pause (v.)).