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Definition of the noun Madrina

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  1. An animal (usually an old mare), wearing a bell and acting as the leader of a troop of pack mules.


Madrina is a fictional character from the 2011 film Days of Grace.

Phrases with Madrina

  1. Acanthermia Madrina
  2. Species Acanthermia Madrina

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Google previewViolence, Coercion, and State-Making in Twentieth-Century Mexico (2012)

The Other Half of the Centaur by Wil G. Pansters

The fact that the madrinas were not kept on a regular pay— roll gave them a virtual license to commit crimes and fostered additional corrup— tion within the regular forces.44 The madrina is a middleman who has a number of contacts with the ...

Google previewMexican Memoir (2001)

A Personal Account of Anthropology and Radical Politics in Oaxaca by Howard Campbell

A madrina is a godmother. 4. Juchitan of the Flowers. 5. Toloache is jimson weed , a narcotic plant used by Zapotec women to put men under spells and control them sexually (according to local folklore). 6. Juchitecos are the people of Juchitan ...

Google previewExtraordinary Ordinary People (2006)

Five American Masters of Traditional Arts by Alan B. Govenar

A madrina is a sponsor, somebody.

Google previewBattleground: Immigration [2 volumes] (2008)

Immigration by Judith Ann Warner

Madrina means godmother in Spanish, but the Madrinas are said to be a shadow group who wear uniforms and carry government identification but are not officially recognized or on a payroll. Madrinas are paid through mordidas (bribes) and ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia of Anthropology: Cognitive anthropology (2000)

by Darshan Singh Maini

The terms of reference that define this relationship are three: figlioccio; padrino (madrina); compare (commare). Figliocci (ofa)-padrino ( madrina) ...

Google previewThe Facts on File Dictionary of American Regionalisms (2000)

by Robert Hendrickson

madrina Spanish for the ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Immigrant Health (2011)

by Sana Loue, Martha Sajatovic

The selected madrina (godmother) and padrino (godfather) become compadres ( godparents) of the child's parents. By accepting the role of padrinos, the couple promise to care for the child in the event that something happens to the biological ...

Google previewThe Grocer's Encyclopedia ... (1911)

* Madrina. Deep red, sweet Dalmatian (Austria). Magyarater. Hungarian.* Mailberger. White Austrian. Maizemino. Red Austrian ( Italian Tyrol). Maizieres (Clos de). Red Burgundy. Malaga. Spanish.* Malbec.

Google previewA Dictionary of Military Terms (1918)

by Edward Samuel Farrow

Madrina. — The lead animal of a troop of mules having a small ...

Google previewDrugs in American Society: An Encyclopedia of History, Politics, Culture, and the Law [3 volumes] (2014)

by Nancy E. Marion, Willard M. Oliver

Griselda Blanco, known as the Black Widow, La Madrina, and the Godmother, was a powerful Colombian ...

Google previewAncestry's Concise Genealogical Dictionary (1989)

by Maurine Harris, Glen Harris

madrina: female sponsor. madstone: [a/sosnakestone] a small porous stone which supposedly absorbed venom from a snake bite and cured hydrophobia ( rabies). maiden: 1 : a young unmarried woman. 2: a Scottish guillotine used for ...

Google previewThe Cervantes Encyclopedia: L-Z (2004)

by Howard Mancing

453 Madrigal, Alfonso de, El Tos- tado, 453 Madrina de Hercules. See Hera Maese de campo. See Master of ceremonies Maese Nicolas: ...

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Madrina Meaning

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Scrabble value of M3A1D2R1I1N1A1

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