barrera

barrera

[buh-rair-uh; Spanish bahr-re-rah]
noun, plural barreras [buh-rair-uhz; Spanish bahr-re-rahs] .
1.
the wall, usually a red wooden fence, bordering a bullring.
2.
the first row of seats in a bullfight arena.

Origin:
1920–25; < Spanish: barrier, equivalent to barr(a) bar1 + -eraLatin -āria -ary

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