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[pat-ee; for 1 also Italian paht-tee] /ˈpæt i; for 1 also Italian ˈpɑt ti/
[ah-de-lee-nah] /ˌɑ dɛˈli nɑ/ (Show IPA),
(Adela Juana Maria Patti) 1843–1919, Italian operatic soprano, born in Spain.
a female given name. Unabridged
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  • Patti would not sing that evening unless the orchestra was duly secured.

    The Mapleson Memoirs, vol II James H. Mapleson
  • She rides like a lion, and I'd rather hear her laugh than I'd listen to Patti.'

    Lord Kilgobbin Charles Lever
  • Such favorites of fortune as Jenny Lind and Patti have received five thousand dollars for a single concert.

    The Principles of Economics Frank A. Fetter
  • Why, do you know that Eitel used to be butler for Patti in his youth?

    Miss Pat at School Pemberton Ginther
  • Lucca was living in apartments on a fourth floor, in quite an unconventional style, and was in bed when Patti called.

British Dictionary definitions for Patti


Adelina (adeˈliːna). 1843–1919, Italian operatic coloratura soprano, born in Spain
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