el corral
-the pen
See the entry for corral.


A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
masculine noun
1. (animal enclosure)
a. pen
Los cerdos no se asustan cuando el granjero entra al corral.The pigs aren't alarmed when the farmer enters the pen.
b. corral
Todas las vacas se escaparon del corral.All the cows escaped from the corral.
c. yard
Cuando era niño, jugaba a perseguir las gallinas en el corral.As a child, I used to chase the chickens in the yard.
d. farmyard
En nuestro corral tenemos 40 pavos.There are 40 turkeys in our farmyard.
2. (enclosure for young children)
a. playpen
Pusimos al bebé en el corral.We put the baby in the playpen.
3. (courtyard theater)
a. open-air theater
El famoso corral de Almagro en España data de 1628.The famous Almagro open-air theater in Spain dates back to 1628.
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (para aves)
a. run
2. (para cerdos, ovejas)
a. pen
3. (history)
a. open-air theatre in courtyard
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1 (Agr) (patio) farmyard; [de aves] poultry yard; (redil) pen; corral; (EEUU) [de pesca] weir
hacer corrales to play truant
corral de abasto (S. Cone) slaughterhouse
corral de carbonera coal dump; coalyard
corral de madera timberyard
corral de vacas slum
corral de vecindad tenement
2 [de niño] playpen
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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