Definition of parador in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈperəˌdôr/

noun (plural paradors or paradores /ˌparəˈdôres/)

A hotel in Spain owned and administered by the Spanish government.
Example sentences
  • Converted castles, mansions and monasteries are among the 85 paradores - or top-class hotels - run by the Spanish government.
  • When it comes to a luxurious stay in a former castle or palace, Spain's state-run paradors are excellent value.
  • Spain's government-owned paradors provide a guarantee of quality at reasonable prices.


Spanish, literally 'stopping place'.

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Syllabification: pa·ra·dor

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