Definition of pousada in English:
A hotel in Portugal owned and administered by the government.
- Restaurants, chic boutiques, pousadas (B&B guesthouses) and a few dive shops now line the neat alleys cordoned off to traffic.
- The day before beginning a tour of the Minho region in northern Portugal, I was logged onto the Internet looking for hospitals near the remote pousada on the Spanish border where my seven-year-old son and I would be spending our third night.
- It is also used to beautiful effect in the town's palace, now a pousada.
Portuguese, literally 'resting place'.