[kaw-ree-duh; Spanish kawr-ree-th ah]
- a bullfight.
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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Examples from the Web for corrida
We have purchased our seat in the sombra of the great bull-ring, and the corrida is about to begin.Mexico
Charles Reginald Enock
It was not every day in the year that he drove to a corrida.Mr. Incoul's Misadventure
Montes, one of the most celebrated of them, was killed in a corrida in Madrid.
This corrida marked an epoch, but it acquired the proportions of a catastrophe.Unexplored Spain
Following the corrida in Madrid he had to fight in all the rings in Spain.The Blood of the Arena
Vicente Blasco Ibez
- the Spanish word for bullfight
Spanish, from the phrase corrida de toros, literally: a running of bulls, from correr to run, from Latin currere
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