Definition of pousada in English:

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Pronunciation: /pəʊˈsɑːdə/


A hotel in Portugal owned and administered by the government.
Example sentences
  • 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'.

Words that rhyme with pousada

ardour (US ardor), armada, Bader, cadre, carder, cicada, Dalriada, enchilada, Garda, gelada, Granada, Haggadah, Hamada, intifada, lambada, larder, Masada, Nevada, panada, piña colada, promenader, retarder, Scheherazade, Theravada, Torquemada, tostada

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