Corregidors

corregidor

[kuh-reg-i-dawr, -dohr; Spanish kawr-re-hee-thawr]
noun, plural corregidors, corregidores [kuh-reg-i-dawr-eez, -dohr-; Spanish kawr-re-hee-thaw-res] .
1.
the chief magistrate of a town in Spain.
2.
History/Historical.
a.
a minor administrative unit.
b.
the chief officer of such a district.

Origin:
1585–95; < Spanish, derivative of corregir to correct

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Corregidor

[kuh-reg-i-dawr, -dohr; Spanish kawr-re-hee-thawr] .
noun
an island in Manila Bay, in the Philippines: U.S. forces defeated by the Japanese in May, 1942. 2 sq. mi. (5 sq. km).
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Corregidor (kəˈrɛɡɪˌdɔː)
 
n
an island at the entrance to Manila Bay, in the Philippines: site of the defeat of American forces by the Japanese (1942) in World War II

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