Definition of corrida in English:

corrida

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Pronunciation: /kɒˈriːdə
 
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noun

  • A bullfight.
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    • Or if you were lucky enough to come from a rich bullfighting family, the corridas were waiting for you.
    • At the beginning of the bullfight, or corrida, the torero sizes up the bull while performing certain ritualized motions with his cape.
    • During the reign of King Philip II, Pope Pius V, appalled at the unconscionable carnage of the bullfights, forbade the practice of the corridas.

Origin

late 19th century: from Spanish corrida de toros 'running of bulls'.

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