callejón

noun

ca·​lle·​jón
kȧlʸeˈḵȯn
plural callejones
-ḵōnās
: the narrow passageway between the shoulder-high barrier around a bullring and the wall of the grandstand

Word History

Etymology

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 24 May. 2024.

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