Definition of entrada
: 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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