What does corral mean?

Definitions for corral
kəˈrælcor·ral

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. cow pen, cattle pen, corralverb

    a pen for cattle

  2. corralverb

    enclose in a corral

    "corral the horses"

  3. corralverb

    arrange wagons so that they form a corral

  4. corralverb

    collect or gather

    "corralling votes for an election"

Wiktionary

  1. corralnoun

    An enclosure for livestock, especially a circular one.

    We had a small corral out back where we kept our pet llama.

    Etymology: From corral

  2. corralnoun

    An enclosure or area to concentrate a dispersed group.

    Please return the shopping carts to the corral.

    Etymology: From corral

  3. corralnoun

    A circle of wagons, either for the purpose of trapping livestock, or for defense.

    The wagon train formed a corral to protect against Commanche attacks.

    Etymology: From corral

  4. corralverb

    To capture or round up.

    Etymology: From corral

  5. corralverb

    To place inside of a corral.

    After we corralled the last steer, we headed off to the chuck wagon for dinner.

    Etymology: From corral

  6. corralverb

    To make a circle of vehicles, as of wagons so as to form a corral.

    The cattle drivers corralled their wagons for the night.

    Etymology: From corral

Webster Dictionary

  1. Corralnoun

    a pen for animals; esp., an inclosure made with wagons, by emigrants in the vicinity of hostile Indians, as a place of security for horses, cattle, etc

    Etymology: [Sp., a yard, a yard for cattle, fr. corro a circle or ring, fr. L. currere to run. Cf. Kraal.]

  2. Corralverb

    to surround and inclose; to coop up; to put into an inclosed space; -- primarily used with reference to securing horses and cattle in an inclosure of wagons while traversing the plains, but in the Southwestern United States now colloquially applied to the capturing, securing, or penning of anything

    Etymology: [Sp., a yard, a yard for cattle, fr. corro a circle or ring, fr. L. currere to run. Cf. Kraal.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Corral

    kor-al′, n. an enclosure for cattle, &c.—v.t. to form such. [Sp.]

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of corral in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of corral in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of corral in a Sentence

  1. Sitting Bull:

    I do not wish to be shut up in a corral. All agency Indians I have seen are worthless. They are neither red warriors nor white farmers. They are neither wolf nor dog.

  2. Cathy Spraetz:

    There are lots of tears when we see chimps released into a very large corral or habitat for the first time, just knowing here they had an opportunity that they've not had their entire life makes it all so worthwhile.

  3. Marcelo Goncalves Campos:

    I've been an inspector for almost 20 years and this is really one of the worst cases I've seen, they are being treated, without any exaggeration, like animals. Sleeping in the same corral as the cattle.

  4. Jim Cooper:

    Christine Pelosi knows how to corral the caucus, and that's one of the hardest things to do in politics.

  5. Greg Abbott:

    The last thing we want to do as a state is go backwards and close down businesses. This temporary pause will help our state corral the spread until we can safely enter the next phase of opening our state for business.

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