Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • An abbreviation of Patagonia.

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Examples

  • Arriving on the land of Huanay-pata, which is near where now stands the

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  • As the last free ranging pigs in Europe, Iberico pigs, popularly known as pata negra, or black hoof, roam in the dehesa, an indigenous forest of southwestern Spain eating acorns as well as mushrooms and herbs.

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  • Mr. Ortúzar offers a dish of mackerel escabeche that is a good place to start, a kind of double-cooked ceviche on a bed of crisp paella with a blanket of the Ibérico ham known as pata negra.

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  • It’s all I ate when I was pregnant—the only thing I craved—crispy pata, which is this deep-fried pork shank, kare kare oxtail pregnant stew, garlic fried rice, pinakbet, adobo, god I am getting hungry just thinking about it.

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  • Kalighat, the seat of the 'pata' tradition in Kolkata, witnessed an exodus in the mid-20th century.

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  • The PSP's four face buttons are turned into drums - 'pata', 'pon', 'chaka' and 'don' - and these, in turn, are used in different combinations to form commands.

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  • But the current generation of 'pata' artists in far-flung villages are creating new idioms, "Sethi told IANS.

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  • You're going to need some provisions—like pata negra ham, figs, chocolate, bottled water and vintage port.

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  • Pinche cacerola que se me cayó arriba de la pata ...

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  • (…) No conformes con la metida de pata que los voceros del Gobierno Central habían ya protagonizado, casi prohibían faltar a clases alegando que, no existía peligro de réplica y esta se suscitó a las 10: 30 a.m., afortunadamente sin hechos que lamentar.

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  • "pata" in Hungarian means: hoof

    August 1, 2012

  • After the market introduction of Serial ATA in 2003, the original ATA was retroactively renamed Parallel ATA. (Wikipedia: PATA)

    July 31, 2009