parados

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French parados.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

parados (plural parados)

  1. (military) An embankment built to protect the rear of a position from enemy attack. [from 19th c.]
    • 1929, Frederic Manning, The Middle Parts of Fortune, Vintage 2014, p. 309:
      He stood up on the step; and then they both swerved, ducking quickly as something ripped up the air between them, flicked a stone from the 'parados, and sang, like the vibration of a tense wire, into the air behind them.

Portuguese[edit]

Verb[edit]

parados m

  1. masculine plural past participle of parar

Spanish[edit]

Adjective[edit]

parados m pl

  1. masculine plural form of parado