[ lid-ee-uh; Spanish lee-th yah ]
/ ˈlɪd i ə; Spanish ˈli ðyɑ /

noun, plural li·dias [lid-ee-uh z; Spanish lee-th yahs] /ˈlɪd i əz; Spanish ˈli ðyɑs/.

(in bullfighting) one section of a corrida, comprising the action that takes place from the entrance of the bull to the time it is killed and dragged from the arena by mules.

Origin of lidia

1890–95; < Spanish: bullfight Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

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