bullring

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n bullring a stadium where bullfights take place
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Quotations

  • Marlene Dietrich
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    “Courage and grace is a formidable mixture. The only place to see it is the bullring.”

Usage

In literature:

Some industrious and ascetic statistician has visited Spain and interested himself in the bullring.
"Castilian Days" by John Hay
Weekdays they do this; and sometimes on a Sunday afternoon they have a bullfight in their little bullring.
"Roughing it De Luxe" by Irvin S. Cobb
The only time we see meat is in the bullring.
"Rosinante to the Road Again" by John Dos Passos
Same stock my grandfather used to sell Boon Bullring before the water.
"Thy Rocks and Rills" by Robert Ernest Gilbert
Just outside the city on a hill overlooking the bullring is an enormous cross, probably fifty feet high.
"With the Battle Fleet" by Franklin Matthews
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In news:

Fans voted against progressive banking at the venerable bullring by not showing up.
Building on the success of the inaugural ' Black Diamond 125', the Circle Track Management Group, promoters of 'the Bullring' at the Tyler County Speedway, have added a 'West Virginia State.
Spanish Bullfighter Julio Aparicio is gored by a bull during a bulfight of the San Isidro Feria at the Las Ventas bullring in Madrid, on May 21, 2010.
Birmingham's Bullring goes from strength to strength.
This 'Don Giovanni' follows the progress of the rake from bullring to steps of hell.
LAS VEGAS — Michael Self of Park City, Utah won the 2012 Open Comp Super Late Model 150 tonight at the Bullring at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.
LAS VEGAS – Defending champion Scott Gafforini won the 40-lap NASCAR Super Late Model feature tonight at the Bullring at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.
Action continues at the 'Bullring'.
As local residents get geared up for the 50th Annual Tyler County Fair Aug 6-11 at the Tyler County Fairgrounds, the 'Bullring' will get the week started with a jam packed night of racing.
Speedway to host Bullring Bonanza.
Tim McCreadie and Bub McCool already have their tickets for the inaugural 'Bullring Bonanza' contest on May 26, at Tyler County Speedway.
A bull is seen during a bullfight in the Cuatro Caminos bullring in Santander in northern Spain July 28.
Action continues at the ' Bullring '.
As local residents get geared up for the 50th Annual Tyler County Fair Aug 6-11 at the Tyler County Fairgrounds, the ' Bullring ' will get the week started with a jam packed night of racing.
Tim McCreadie and Bub McCool already have their tickets for the inaugural ' Bullring Bonanza' contest on May 26, at Tyler County Speedway.
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