corrida corrida

Definition(s):

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

Usage(s):

  1. She has proved it by logging more corrida miles this year than anyone else except Vanderford.
  2. Feature of the third corrida of the season at the Comayaguela Fair, 50 mi.

News

  • Costa Rica: Where the bull wins the fight

    In Costa Rican bullfighting, the crowd's favorite has four legsTONIGHT — A SUNDAY night in March — the townspeople of the fishing village of Garza, Costa Rica, will empty out of the local Catholic church and congregate in a nearby field for an affair held in equal regard. They call it a corrida, which literally means "run." What it actually means here is rodeo — and these events largely resemble ...
    on July 21, 2013     Source: The Week via Yahoo! News

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