callejón

noun
ca·​lle·​jón | \ kȧlʸeˈḵȯn \
plural callejones\ -​ḵōnās \

Definition of callejón

: the narrow passageway between the shoulder-high barrier around a bullring and the wall of the grandstand

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History and Etymology for callejón

Spanish, literally, narrow lane, narrow pass, augmentative of calleja small street, lane, diminutive of calle street, from Latin callis path

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“Callejón.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/callej%C3%B3n. Accessed 22 Oct. 2020.

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