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[puh-lah-puh; Spanish pah-lah-pah] /pəˈlɑ pə; Spanish pɑˈlɑ pɑ/
noun, plural palapas
[puh-lah-puh z; Spanish pah-lah-pahs] /pəˈlɑ pəz; Spanish pɑˈlɑ pɑs/ (Show IPA)
(esp. in Mexico)
a simple, thatched-roof dwelling, usually open on the sides.
any building resembling this, especially in a resort area, as a restaurant, beachhouse, or the like.
Origin of palapa
perhaps < Mexican Spanish: a kind of palm tree Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • palapa-B is the first in a new series of communication satellites.

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