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corrido

[kaw-ree-doh; Spanish kawr-ree-th aw] /kɔˈri doʊ; Spanish kɔrˈri ðɔ/
noun, plural corridos
[kaw-ree-dohz; Spanish kawr-ree-th aws] /kɔˈri doʊz; Spanish kɔrˈri ðɔs/ (Show IPA)
1.
a Mexican ballad or folksong about struggle against oppression and injustice.
Origin
< Mexican Spanish, Spanish; see corrida
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Examples from the web for corrido
  • Another style, known as the corrido, tells stories that can be either historical or fiction.
  • He published a series of articles on the musical form of the corrido.

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