bronc

noun
\ ˈbräŋk How to pronounce bronc (audio) \

Definition of bronc

: an unbroken or imperfectly broken range horse of western North America : bronco broadly : mustang

Examples of bronc in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web One of Arizona’s largest parades kicks things off and spectators can revel in contests like bronc riding, bull riding, barrel racing and calf roping. Roger Naylor, azcentral, "The best things to do in Arizona in 2020: A month-by-month guide to big adventures," 27 Dec. 2019 The rodeo performances will include bareback riding, tie-down roping, saddle bronc riding, steer wrestling, a performance from the drill team, mutton busting, team roping, barrel racing, junior barrel racing and bull riding. Emily Sorensen, Pomerado News, "Poway Rodeo is Friday and Saturday," 25 Sep. 2019 The rodeo performances will include bareback riding, tie-down roping, saddle bronc riding, steer wrestling, a performance from the drill team, mutton busting, team roping, barrel racing, junior barrel racing and bull riding. Emily Sorensen, Pomerado News, "Poway Rodeo is Friday and Saturday," 25 Sep. 2019 The rodeo performances will include bareback riding, tie-down roping, saddle bronc riding, steer wrestling, a performance from the drill team, mutton busting, team roping, barrel racing, junior barrel racing and bull riding. Emily Sorensen, Pomerado News, "Poway Rodeo is Friday and Saturday," 25 Sep. 2019 Beginning in 1931, adjacent to the Walls Unit, thousands would turn out to see the state's incarcerated try their hand at bull riding, calf roping, bronc riding and other events. J.r. Gonzales, Houston Chronicle, "Looking back on the Texas Prison Rodeo in Huntsville," 8 Oct. 2019 The rodeo performances will include bareback riding, tie-down roping, saddle bronc riding, steer wrestling, a performance from the drill team, mutton busting, team roping, barrel racing, junior barrel racing and bull riding. Emily Sorensen, Pomerado News, "Poway Rodeo is Friday and Saturday," 25 Sep. 2019 The rodeo performances will include bareback riding, tie-down roping, saddle bronc riding, steer wrestling, a performance from the drill team, mutton busting, team roping, barrel racing, junior barrel racing and bull riding. Emily Sorensen, Pomerado News, "Poway Rodeo is Friday and Saturday," 25 Sep. 2019 Well, actually, watch the pros saddle up for multiple rodeo events (including bareback riding, tie-down roping, saddle bronc riding, steer wrestling, mutton busting, barrel racing, bull riding and more) during the annual Poway Rodeo. San Diego Union-Tribune, "Two days of cowgirls and cowboys competing at annual Poway Rodeo," 26 Sep. 2019

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First Known Use of bronc

1893, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for bronc

short for bronco

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29 Jan 2020

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“Bronc.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bronc. Accessed 21 Feb. 2020.

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