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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.

Usage[edit]

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

Origin[edit]

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

Synonyms[edit]

pen, chute, holding area

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