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capa

[ kah-puh ]
/ ˈkɑ pə /
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noun
the red cloak of a bullfighter, used chiefly in attracting the attention of the bull and guiding the course of its attack.
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Origin of capa

1780–90; <Spanish <Late Latin cappa;see cape1

Other definitions for capa (2 of 2)

Capa
[ kap-uh ]
/ ˈkæp ə /

noun
Robert Andrei Friedmann, 1913–54, U.S. photographer, born in Hungary.
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British Dictionary definitions for capa

Capa
/ (ˈkæpə) /

noun
Robert, real name André Friedmann. 1913–54, Hungarian photographer, who established his reputation as a photojournalist during the Spanish Civil War.
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