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  4  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Corral  \Cor*ral"\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Corraled}  (-r?ld"  or 
  -r?ld");  p.  pr  &  vb  n.  {Corralling}.] 
  To  surround  and  inclose;  to  coop  up  to  put  into  an  inclosed 
  space;  --  primarily  used  with  reference  to  securing  horses 
  and  cattle  in  an  inclosure  of  wagons  while  traversing  the 
  plains,  but  in  the  Southwestern  United  States  now 
  colloquially  applied  to  the  capturing,  securing,  or  penning 
  of  anything  --Bartlett. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Corral  \Cor*ral"\  (k?r-r?l";  Sp  k?r-r?l"),  n.  [Sp.,  a  yard,  a 
  yard  for  cattle,  fr  corro  a  circle  or  ring,  fr  L.  currere 
  to  run.  Cf  {Kraal}.] 
  A  pen  for  animals;  esp.,  an  inclosure  made  with  wagons,  by 
  emigrants  in  the  vicinity  of  hostile  Indians,  as  a  place  of 
  security  for  horses,  cattle,  etc 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  corral 
  n  :  an  enclosure  for  cattle  [syn:  {cow  pen},  {cattle  pen}] 
  v  1:  enclose  in  a  corral;  "corral  the  horses" 
  2:  arrange  wagons  so  that  they  form  a  corral 
  3:  collect  or  gather;  "corralling  votes  for  an  election" 
 
  From  U.S.  Gazetteer  (1990)  [gazetteer]: 
 
  Corral,  ID 
  Zip  code(s):  83322 




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