lidia

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

Nearby words

  1. lidar,
  2. lidded,
  3. liddel hart,
  4. liddell hart,
  5. liddell hart, sir basil henry,
  6. lidice,
  7. lidless,
  8. lido,
  9. lidocaine,
  10. lie

Origin of lidia

1890–95; < Spanish: bullfight

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