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corrida Line breaks: cor|rida
Pronunciation: /kɒˈriːdə/

Definition of corrida in English:


A bullfight.
Example sentences
  • 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.


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

Words that rhyme with corrida

Aïda, bleeder, Breda, cedar, conceder, Derrida, Elfreda, e-reader, Etheldreda, feeder, follow-my-leader, interceder, interpleader, kneader, leader, Leda, Lieder, misleader, pleader, reader, seceder, seeder, speeder, stampeder, succeeder, weeder
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