[ lid-ee-uh; Spanish lee-thyah ]


, plural li·dias [lid, -ee-, uh, z, lee, -, th, yahs].
  1. (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.

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Word History and Origins

Origin of lidia1

1890–95; < Spanish: bullfight
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Example Sentences

Flowers bloom inside diamond-shaped enclosures in Bartola Morales Tol’s “The First Aroma of Spring,” and animals become geometric abstractions in Lidia Pich Chopén’s “Creatures of Nahuala.”

Irma Lidia Medina, mother of Chenga and Gonzalo, accused of being the head of everything, owned the bordellos.

Italian-American Lasagna by Lidia Bastianich A dense meat sauce makes this lasagna the poster child for hearty lasagnas.

Lidia Bastianich Lidia Bastianich is a cookbook author, restaurateur, and one of the best-loved chefs on television.

She is the chef/owner of New York restaurants Felidia, Becco, Esca, and Del Posto, and Lidia's in Kansas City and Pittsburgh.

I come not to be thank'd, sir, for the speedy Performance of my promise touching Lidia: It is effected.

From that I understood that, like Lidia Ivanovna's husband, the former artillery officer was an exile.

In these early days of the sport, the tournament, or lidia, was celebrated in the largest plaza of the towns.

Lidia was a teacher in the Zemstvo school in her own village, and received a salary of twenty-five roubles a month.

Lidia is the inversion of Francesca; for her sin was, not compliance with the impulses of nature, but unkindness to her lover.





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