from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A former money of account in Goa, India.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A money of account once used in in Goa, India, equivalent to about 2s. 6d. sterling. or 60 cts. (in 1913).
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. See pardao.
The cura alone was in good spirits, and ready to back the "pardo" for another main.
His grey cock ( "pardo") killed the alcalde's red one at a single blow, by striking one of his long steel galves through the latter's head.
The former was a "pardo" negro; the latter, the offspring of an African and a mulatto union.
Poems by a Slave in the Island of Cuba, Recently Liberated; Translated from the Spanish, by R. R. Madden, M.D. With the History of the Early Life of the Negro Poet, Written by Himself; to Which Are Prefixed Two Pieces Descriptive of Cuban Slavery and the Slave-Traffic, by R. R. M.
Chavez is a “pardo” of mixed black, Amerindian, and European ancestry.
Someone deemed “black” in the United States for example—a person with both African and European heritage, such as President Barack Obama—would be considered pardo, or brown, in Brazil, according to the five racial categories that appear on its current census forms.
Bill Cullen, don pardo, game show, winning streak comments:
I am going for X-Rays & a Sonegram tomorrow to see if they need to get my muscles to pick up the slack ... pardo the pun ... or do some nip-tuck.
Chavez 'just happens to be' a pardo - which means he's a racially mixed person of African and Native descent; like a lot of us from the Americas.
Landlords reenslaved black and pardo soldiers who had fought for independence.
Bolívar returned to the Orinoco region and sought popular support for the creole independence movement promoting pardo soldiers and promising freedom to slaves in the patriot army.