noun, plural cor·reg·i·dors, cor·reg·i·do·res [kuh-reg-i-dawr-eez, -dohr-; Spanish kawr-re-hee-th aw-res] /kəˈrɛg ɪˈdɔr iz, -ˈdoʊr-; Spanish kɔrˌrɛ hiˈðɔ rɛs/.
- a minor administrative unit.
- the chief officer of such a district.
Origin of corregidor
Definition for corregidor (2 of 2)
Examples from the Web for corregidor
Andrew thanked him; the corregidor returned home, and told his wife what had passed between them.The Exemplary Novels of Cervantes|Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra
Saluting the corregidor, he began pacing up and down the room without taking off his cloak.
Clawless lobsters are caught amongst the rocks of Corregidor and Mariveles.The Inhabitants of the Philippines|Frederic H. Sawyer
The Corregidor too does not keep her waiting long and Frasquita makes him so much in love with her that he becomes very impetuous.The Complete Opera Book|Gustav Kobb
The country was divided into about fifty districts, called "corregimentos," each under the rule of a corregidor.The South American Republics, Part II (of 2)|Thomas C. Dawson