entrada

noun en·tra·da \ə̇n‧ˈträdə, en‧-\

Definition of entrada

plural

-s

  1. :  an expedition or journey into unexplored territory before beginning the long entrada, the trappers killed three deer — R. G. Cleland; especially :  a Spanish exploring or conquering expedition in America through the many entradas and colonization attempts, to the final conquest after the great Maya revolt — Science nothing was left except the deeply engraved routes of their remarkable entradas — Frank Waters

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Origin and Etymology of entrada

Spanish, literally, entry, entrance, from feminine of entrado (past participle of entrar to enter), from Latin intratus, past participle of intrare to enter — more at enter


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