Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A bullfight, especially a program in which six bulls aged at least four years old are engaged.

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  • n. A bullfight

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  • n. a Spanish or Portuguese or Latin American spectacle; a matador baits and (usually) kills a bull in an arena before many spectators

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

Spanish corrida (de toros), running (of the bulls), bullfight, from past participle of correr, to run, from Latin currere; see kers- in Indo-European roots.

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From Spanish corrida

Examples

  • The four-course comida corrida is a genuine bargain at $35 pesos.

    Tzurumutaro, Michoacan: a town at the crossroads

  • Antonio's father always said that their bulls were the best to go the 'corrida' - the bull ring.

    Toro Toro by Michael Morpurgo - review

  • This is not about winning because the corrida is a ceremony of the death.

    There is no such thing as a bullfight

  • His father, also named Hugo, is a three-time Mexican charro champion, recognized for his work as a horseman and his talent for competing in the charreada, or corrida, which is the national sport in Mexico.

    KansasCity.com: Front Page

  • The 34-year-old is attracting sellout crowds amid dwindling interest among young Spaniards in bullfighting, which dates back as far as 1090 when a "corrida" was held to celebrate the marriage of King Alfonso VI's daughter.

    Bloomberg

  • Inspired to Francisco Goya's painting El aquelarre, the video portrays a human corrida, meaning that the bull is actually the singer herself.

    No fat clips!!!

  • Inspired to Francisco Goya’s painting El aquelarre, the video portrays a human corrida, meaning that the bull is actually the singer herself.

    No Fat Clips!!! : Mylene Farmer – Sans logique

  • Food includes eating out a maybe 3 times a week (inexpensive comida corrida) and having coffee and dessert at the neighborhood sidewalk cafes when the mood strikes (and the weather is kind).

    Last month's expenses (some)

  • Decent comida corrida at the one place on Jardin Union, furthest corner away from Templo San Diego.

    Guanajuato restaurants

  • I am sure you will find good meals in Oaxaca for about $3 usd (comida corrida about $50 pesos is probably expensive).

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