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 Patmos (My).Patri-Passians. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Patois (2 syl.).
 
Dialectic peculiarity, provincialism. Asinius Pollio noticed something of the kind in Livy, which he called patavinitas, from Patavium, Livy’s birth-town.   1
 


 Patmos (My).Patri-Passians. 

 
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