corrido

[kaw-ree-doh; Spanish kawr-ree-thaw]
noun, plural corridos [kaw-ree-dohz; Spanish kawr-ree-thaws] .
a Mexican ballad or folksong about struggle against oppression and injustice.

Origin:
< Mexican Spanish, Spanish; see corrida

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Another style, known as the corrido, tells stories that can be either historical or fiction.
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