Definition of contadina in English:

contadina

noun

  • An Italian peasant girl or peasant woman.

    • ‘He cruelly goes through a mock marriage ceremony with the innocent little contadina Tessa.’
    • ‘Fortunately, the contadine disobey his orders and they arrive in Barataria.’
    • ‘I'm sure the next town hears Maria when she walks the path greeting the day and the contadinas that live here.’
    • ‘So when Gianetta and Tessa arrive with all the contadine there is a distinct improvement in their morale.’
    • ‘The gondoliers depart by boat leaving the contadine.’
    bumpkin, country bumpkin, country cousin, rustic, countryman, countrywoman, country dweller, daughter of the soil, son of the soil, peasant, provincial, oaf, lout, boor, barbarian
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Origin

Italian.

Pronunciation

contadina

/ˌkɒntəˈdiːnə/