Definition of Patacas

1. Noun. (plural of pataca) ¹



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Definition of Patacas

1. pataca [n] - See also: pataca

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Patacas

pasturer
pasturers
pastures
pasturing
pasturized milk
pastward
pastwards
pasty
pat-on-the-back
pat1 protein kinase
pat down
pat in the middle
pat on the back
pat slide
pataca
patacas (current term)
patache
patacoon
patacoons
patagia
patagial
patagium
patamar
patamars
pataphysicist
pataphysicists
pataphysics
patas
patatas bravas
patavinities

Literary usage of Patacas

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1. New Voyages to North-America by Louis Armand de Lom d'Arce Lahontan, Victor Hugo Paltsits (1905)
"The Captains of the King's Ships have commonly twenty two patacas a Month; ... of Marines has ten patacas a Month. An Able Sailor has four patacas a Month. ..."

2. New Voyages to North-America by Louis Armand de Lom d'Arce Lahontan, Victor Hugo Paltsits (1905)
"The Captains of the King's Ships have commonly twenty two patacas a Month; ... of Marines has ten patacas a Month. An Able Sailor has four patacas a Month. ..."

3. Insurance Regulation and Supervision in Asia by Centre for Co-operation with Non-members (1999)
"... required capital is 30 million patacas to transact life insurance and 15 million patacas to transact non-life insurance: - For a reinsurer incorporated ..."

4. The universal cambist, and commercial instructor by Patrick Kelly (1811)
"A Sultanin passes for 8^ patacas Chicas, more or less; a Sequin, ... A Spanish Dollar is worth from 4f to 4^ patacas Chicas; hence the said Pataca = Il^d. ..."

5. The elements of commerce; or, A treatise on different calculations [&c.]. by Christopher Dubost (1806)
"In patacas chicas, or patacas of ... The coins of Algiers are as follow: The pataca gouda or gorda, of 3 patacas chicas; ..."

6. History of Brazil by Robert Southey (1817)
"Negroes three hundred patacas per head, p.- 53.] 1 have lately procured a copy of Nienhof in the original: the price is stated there, as in th« translation, ..."

7. The History of Brazil: From the Period of the Arrival of the Braganza Family by John Armitage (1836)
"I fixed the price at six patacas per pound, but I consider this too little. Eight patacas could be afforded, and it would be well to give the cultivators ..."

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