the wall, usually a red wooden fence, bordering a bullring.
the first row of seats in a bullfight arena.
The barrera is the enclosure of stout planks, strengthened by posts, which separates the performers from the spectators.
The Pictureque Antiquities of Spain; Nathaniel Armstrong Wells
Bulls frequently leap the barrera of the arena, although the height is over five feet.
The Story of Seville Walter M. Gallichan
During a great part of the bull-fight Gallardo remained on the vaulting wall of the barrera.
The Blood of the Arena Vicente Blasco Ibez
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