Definition of contadina in English:

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contadina

Pronunciation: /ˌkän(t)əˈdēnə/

noun (plural contadine /-ˈdēˌnā/ or contadinas)

An Italian peasant girl or peasant woman.
Example sentences
  • He cruelly goes through a mock marriage ceremony with the innocent little contadina Tessa.
  • So when Gianetta and Tessa arrive with all the contadine there is a distinct improvement in their morale.
  • Fortunately, the contadine disobey his orders and they arrive in Barataria.

Origin

Italian.

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Syllabification: con·ta·di·na

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