an art gallery in Madrid housing an important collection of Spanish paintings

public park and promenade in Madrid, 1640s, Spanish, from Latin pratum “meadow” (see prairie). Cf. Prater, large park in Vienna, German, from Italian prato “meadow.” French preau “little meadow,” formerly praël, Italian pratello are from Vulgar Latin *pratellum, diminutive of pratum.


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