Padre-island



[pah-dree] /ˈpɑ dri/

1.
the longest U.S. barrier island, in the Gulf of Mexico, off the S coast of Texas. 115 miles (185 km) long: national seashore.

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    [pah-drey, -dree; Spanish pah-th re; Italian pah-dre] /ˈpɑ dreɪ, -dri; Spanish ˈpɑ ðrɛ; Italian ˈpɑ drɛ/ noun, plural padres [pah-dreyz, -dreez; Spanish pah-th res] /ˈpɑ dreɪz, -driz; Spanish ˈpɑ ðrɛs/ (Show IPA), padri [Italian pah-dree] /Italian ˈpɑ dri/ (Show IPA) 1. father (used especially in addressing or referring to a priest or member of the […]

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    [puh-droh-nee, -ney; Italian pah-draw-ne] /pəˈdroʊ ni, -neɪ; Italian pɑˈdrɔ nɛ/ noun, plural padrones [puh-droh-neez, -neyz] /pəˈdroʊ niz, -neɪz/ (Show IPA). Italian, padroni [pah-draw-nee] /pɑˈdrɔ ni/ (Show IPA) 1. a master; boss. 2. an employer, especially of immigrant laborers, who provides communal housing and eating arrangements, controls the allocation of pay, etc., in a manner that […]

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