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corregidor


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Corregidor  \Cor*reg"i*dor\  (k?r-r?j"?-d?r;  Sp  k?r-r?`h?-d?r"), 
  n.  [Sp.,  orig.,  a  corrector.] 
  The  chief  magistrate  of  a  Spanish  town. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  Corregidor 
  n  :  the  peninsula  and  island  in  the  Philippines  where  Japanese 
  forces  besieged  American  forces  in  World  War  II  US 
  surrendered  in  1942  and  recaptured  the  area  in  1945  [syn: 
  {Bataan},  {Corregidor}] 




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