noun, plural cor·reg·i·dors, cor·reg·i·do·res [kuh-reg-i-dawr-eez, -dohr-; Spanish kawr-re-hee-thaw-res]. /kəˈrɛg ɪˈdɔr iz, -ˈdoʊr-; Spanish kɔrˌrɛ hiˈðɔ rɛs/.
- a minor administrative unit.
- the chief officer of such a district.
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When they went on deck again Corregidor Island was astern, rising out of the channel like a derelict battleship.Isle o' Dreams|Frederick F. Moore
Precisely at eleven on the following day, I attended at the office of the corregidor.The Bible in Spain|George Borrow
A corregidor frequently had half a dozen of these pongos, whom he provided with miserable food and wretched clothing.
The cacique of Tungasuca assembled the irritated Indians, who seized the corregidor and hanged him.
In March, 1895, Wolf lived once more, and in three months had written the piano score of Corregidor.Musicians of To-Day|Romain Rolland