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Definitions of "Patan"


1. Patan


English Translation

Flow / Style


Definition

A reggae artist's distinctive way of singing.


Example Sentences

Patois: Mi got mi own patan.
English: I have my own way and style of singing.


Related Words

One Drop , One Love , No woman no cry , Rub-a-dub ,



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