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
Examples from the Web for corregidor
Historical Examples of corregidor
I'll go with you to the Corregidor, and he'll give you back your fine watch.Carmen
In government the king was represented principally by a corregidor.A History of Spain
Charles E. Chapman
My name, caballeros, is Blas Maldonado; my present office, that of Corregidor of the neighbouring town of ——.
Precisely at eleven on the following day, I attended at the office of the corregidor.The Bible in Spain
Accordingly, she hastened to call the Corregidor aside and assure him he must procure it for her.Patraas
R. H. Busk