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  • noun Plural form of posada.

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Examples

  • When I arrive at night at one of their pigsties, which they call posadas, and ask for bread to eat in the name of God, and straw to lie down in, they curse me, and say there is neither bread nor straw in Galicia; and sure enough, since I have been here I have seen neither, only something that they call broa, and a kind of reedy rubbish with which they litter the horses: all my bones are sore since I entered Galicia.

    The Bible in Spain; or, the journeys, adventures, and imprisonments of an Englishman, in an attempt to circulate the Scriptures in the Peninsula

  • When I arrive at night at one of their pigsties, which they call posadas, and ask for bread to eat in the name of God, and straw to lie down in, they curse me, and say there is neither bread nor straw in Galicia; and sure enough, since I have been here I have seen neither, only something that they call broa, and a kind of reedy rubbish with which they litter the horses: all my bones are sore since I entered

    The Bible in Spain

  • No matter how it arrived, the beloved tradition of las posadas is an experience so profound, so spiritually uplifting, that it's a privilege to take part in, even to merely observe, the honored ritual.

    Las Posadas: the nine days of Christmas

  • No matter how it arrived, the beloved tradition of las posadas is an experience so profound, so spiritually uplifting, that it's a privilege to take part in, even to merely observe, the honored ritual.

    Las Posadas: the nine days of Christmas

  • That novena is called the posadas, and it's celebrated somewhat differently -- but that's another post.

    November celebrations

  • South of the highway, between Chapala and Ajijic, is the village of San Antonio which still holds traditional "posadas", dramatizing Joseph and Mary's search for lodgings, on each of the nine nights before Christmas.

    Lake Chapala: attractions for all

  • South of the highway, between Chapala and Ajijic, is the village of San Antonio which still holds traditional "posadas", dramatizing Joseph and Mary's search for lodgings, on each of the nine nights before Christmas.

    Lake Chapala: attractions for all

  • Joining Josefina for my first Christmas posadas celebration, which began right outside the door and continued all the way to the Church in San Antonio.

    Wishes Instead of Resolutions

  • Joining Josefina for my first Christmas posadas celebration, which began right outside the door and continued all the way to the Church in San Antonio.

    Wishes Instead of Resolutions

  • The posadas are traditionally parties held on the nine consecutive nights before Christmas, starting on December 16th.

    D�a de muertos where you are

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