Thesaurus / patios
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Once it boasted eleven "patios," with nine fountains and one hundred columns of marble.

Southern SpainA.F. Calvert

The two patios are superb, and the general effect of the building is imposing.

Of all patios they declared that mine was the most preposterous and the most jocose in sound.

Essays of TravelRobert Louis Stevenson

The patios, or inner courts, of many of the houses have remains of Moorish decoration.

SpainWentworth Webster

Its houses are built on the Eastern plan with patios, their roofs are flat and many have that charming accessory, the miradore.

Cathedral Cities of SpainWilliam Wiehe Collins

The Acequia Court is one of the most beautiful of the patios in the buildings comprising the Alhambra.

Old Continental TownsWalter M. Gallichan

It was as if a cobra suddenly had lifted its head from the patios flowering jungle.

Dust of the DesertRobert Welles Ritchie

In the meanwhile the patios gave me an inexhaustible pleasure.

San Cristbal de la HabanaJoseph Hergesheimer

It was tradition, more than moonlight, that steeped the patios with kindled obscure romantic longings.

San Cristbal de la HabanaJoseph Hergesheimer

Instead, he wandered through the silent rooms, across the patios, and along the dim-lit halls.


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