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 Pat’ina.Patois (2 syl.). 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Patmos (My).
 
My solitude, my place of banishment from society, my out-of-the-way home. As “Good-b’ye, I must go to my Patmos.” The allusion, of course, is to the banishment of St. John to the island of Patmos, in the reign of Domitian.   1
 


 Pat’ina.Patois (2 syl.). 

 
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