corrida

[ kaw-ree-duh; Spanish kawr-ree-th ah ]
/ kɔˈri də; Spanish kɔrˈri ðɑ /

noun, plural cor·ri·das [kaw-ree-duh z; Spanish kawr-ree-th ahs] /kɔˈri dəz; Spanish kɔrˈri ðɑs/.

a bullfight.

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Origin of corrida

1895–1900; < Spanish, short for corrida de toros literally, course, running of bulls; corrida, feminine of corrido, past participle of correr < Latin currere to run
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British Dictionary definitions for corrida

corrida
/ (koˈrriða) /

noun

the Spanish word for bullfight

Word Origin for corrida

Spanish, from the phrase corrida de toros, literally: a running of bulls, from correr to run, from Latin currere
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