Corregidor

The USS Corregidor was an American Casablanca Class light fleet aircraft carrier of 6730 tons displacement launched in 1943. The USS Corregidor had a top speed of 18 knots and carried a complement of 800 and about 30 aircraft. She was armed with one 5 inch gun and twenty-four 20 mm anti-aircraft guns.
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Corregidor

[position] A corregidor was a local, administrative and judicial position in Spain and its empire. He was the highest authority of a Corregimiento. In the Americas a corregidor was often called an alcalde mayor. They began to be appointed in fourteenth century Castile and the institution was definitively abolished in 1833. They were the rep...
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Corregidor

Island fortress off the Bataan Peninsula at the mouth of Manila Bay, Luzon, the Philippines. On 6 May 1942, Japanese forces captured Corregidor and its 10,000 US and Filipino defenders, completing...
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Corregidor

Cor·reg'i·dor noun [ Spanish , orig., a corrector.] The chief magistrate of a Spanish town.
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Corregidor

• (n.) The chief magistrate of a Spanish town.
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Corregidor

(from the article `Wolf, Hugo`) ...Geibel, appeared in 1891, followed by the Italienisches Liederbuch (part 1, 1892; part 2, 1896). Other song cycles were on poems of Henrik Ibsen ...
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corregidor

(Spanish: `magistrate,` literally `corrector`), Spanish government official, first appointed by King Alfonso XI of Castile in the 14th century and ... [2 related articles]
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Corregidor

Corregidor (kure'gidôr") , historic fortified island (c.2 sq mi/5 sq km), at the entrance to Manila Bay, just off Bataan peninsula of Luzon island, the Philippines. From the days of the Spanish, Corregidor and its tiny neighboring islets—El Fraile, Caballo, and Carabao—guar...
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