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Definition of Matadora
1. a female matador [n -S] - See also: matador
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Literary usage of Matadora
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Spanish Stage in the Time of Lope de Vega by Hugo Albert Rennert (1909)
"'This shows, moreover, that the bayle entitled Ia Perra Mora and also La matadora were then well known, and as Professor Restori remarks that there are "30 ..."
2. The Story of Seville by Walter Matthew Gallichan (1903)
"Two of the first paid matadora were the brothers Juan and Pedro Palomo. They were succeeded by Martinez Billon, Francisco Romero and his son Joan, ..."
3. The Bookman (1907)
"... suggested the "Corona de la matadora" brand as his choice, and Mr. Peasley, after indiscreetly passing them around and putting several in his pocket, ..."
4. A Concordance to the Works of Alexander PopeEnglish language (1875)
"291 First Ariel/, upon a matadora RL ni. 33 Perfect. Osborne, thro*/, modesty o'ercome D. ii. 189 A/. Judge will read each work of Wit EC 233 Say rather, ..."
5. The Century Dictionary: An Encyclopedic Lexicon of the English Language by William Dwight Whitney (1890)
"Now move to war her sable matadora In show like leaders of the swarthy Moors. Pope, R. of the L., Hi. 47. 3. In the game of solo, ..."
6. Century Readings for a Course in English Literature by John William Cunliffe, Karl Young (1910)
"3° Soon as she spreads her hand, the aerial guard Descend, and sit on each important card : First, Ariel perched upon a matadora, Then each, according to ..."