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Corregimiento is a local administrative unit in the Philippines during the Spanish period. They were districts under politico-military officers called corregidors. These corregidors governed the provinces that were not yet entirely under Spanish control.
- The Spaniards as Colonial Masters. http://www.philippine-history.org/spanish-colonial-masters.htm (accessed May 21, 2008)