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.
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Origin of corregidor
Examples from the Web for corregidores
I allude to domestic service in the houses of the corregidores, sub-delegados, and priests.
The corregidores gradually acquired considerable influence, thereby reducing the power of the popularly elected officials.A History of Spain|Charles E. Chapman
The alcaldes mayores and the corregidores still functioned as judges of first instance and as governors of the provinces.
These distributions were under the superintendence of the provincial authorities, the corregidores, and the sub-delegados.
This procedure was followed in the appointment of encomenderos, corregidores, alcaldes mayores, and treasury officials.