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corregidor

[ kuh-reg-i-dawr, -dohr; Spanish kawr-re-hee-thawr ]
/ k蓹藞r蓻g 瑟藢d蓴r, -藢do蕣r; Spanish k蓴r藢r蓻 hi藞冒蓴r /
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noun, plural cor路reg路i路dors, cor路reg路i路do路res [kuh-reg-i-dawr-eez, -dohr-; Spanish kawr-re-hee-thaw-res]. /k蓹藞r蓻g 瑟藞d蓴r iz, -藞do蕣r-; Spanish k蓴r藢r蓻 hi藞冒蓴 r蓻s/.
the chief magistrate of a town in Spain.
History/Historical. (in Spanish America)
  1. a minor administrative unit.
  2. the chief officer of such a district.
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Origin of corregidor

1585鈥95; <Spanish, derivative of corregir to correct

Other definitions for corregidor (2 of 2)

Corregidor
[ kuh-reg-i-dawr, -dohr; Spanish kawr-re-hee-thawr ]
/ k蓹藞r蓻g 瑟藢d蓴r, -藢do蕣r; Spanish k蓴r藢r蓻 hi藞冒蓴r /

noun
an island in Manila Bay, in the Philippines: U.S. forces defeated by the Japanese in May, 1942. 2 sq. mi. (5 sq. km).
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British Dictionary definitions for corregidor

Corregidor
/ (k蓹藞r蓻伞瑟藢d蓴藧) /

noun
an island at the entrance to Manila Bay, in the Philippines: site of the defeat of American forces by the Japanese (1942) in World War II
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