Corral

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noun - Corral is a pen (or chute or holding area or fenced-in enclosure) for marshaling or directing open water swimmers onshore at the start and finish of an open water swim or triathlon.

The swimmers were gathering in the corral on the beach just before the start of the race.

[edit] Origin

Spanish, from Vulgar Latin *currale for vehicles, from Latin currus cart, from currere to run]

[edit] Synonyms

pen, chute, holding area

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