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Meaning of corregidor

cor•reg•i•dor

Pronunciation: (ku-reg'i-dôr", -dōr" Sp. kôr-re"hē-&thslashôr'), [key]
— pl. -dors, -do•res
  1. the chief magistrate of a town in Spain.
  2. (in Spanish America)
    1. a minor administrative unit.
    2. the chief officer of such a district.

Cor•reg•i•dor

Pronunciation: (ku-reg'i-dôr", -dōr" Sp. kôr-re"hē-&thslashôr'), [key]
— n.
  1. 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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