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Sunday, September 07, 2014

Definitions for palabra

  1. Spanish. a word.
  2. Spanish. speech; talk.

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Citations for palabra
To conquer or die is no theatrical palabra, in these circumstances, but a practical truth and necessity. Thomas Carlyle, The French Revolution, 1837
I spoke Spanish during the campaign, too. I told folks that oportunidad is not just a palabra. Maureen Dowd, "Liberties; Inside Al Gore's Head," New York Times, June 13, 2001
Origin of palabra
Palabra came to English from Spanish in the early 1600s.