[buh-rair-uh; Spanish bahr-re-rah]
- the wall, usually a red wooden fence, bordering a bullring.
- the first row of seats in a bullfight arena.
Origin of barrera
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Examples from the Web for barrera
Bulls frequently leap the barrera of the arena, although the height is over five feet.The Story of Seville
Walter M. Gallichan
During a great part of the bull-fight Gallardo remained on the vaulting wall of the barrera.The Blood of the Arena
Vicente Blasco Ibez
The barrera is the enclosure of stout planks, strengthened by posts, which separates the performers from the spectators.The Pictureque Antiquities of Spain;
Nathaniel Armstrong Wells