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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 Fans can watch events such as bull riding, bareback and saddle bronc riding, team and tie-down roping and steer wrestling for cowboys and breakaway roping and barrel racing for cowgirls. Laura Latzko, The Arizona Republic, 18 Mar. 2022 The champion in each of the eight events — bareback riding, steer wrestling, team roping, saddle bronc riding, breakaway roping, tie-down roping, barrel racing and bull riding — was based on total money earned throughout the rodeo. John Whisler, San Antonio Express-News, 27 Feb. 2022 Highlights include bareback riding, saddle bronc riding, calf roping, team roping, bull riding, barrel racing and breakaway roping along with dog acts, mutton bustin’, music and clown show. Linda Mcintosh, San Diego Union-Tribune, 30 Aug. 2021 Traditional rodeo events being featured are bareback riding, saddle bronc riding, calf roping, team roping, bull riding, barrel racing and breakaway roping. San Diego Union-Tribune, 25 Aug. 2021 Having just dropped out of college, horse trainer and former bronc rider Brady Jandreau met Zhao while working at a local ranch. Carlos Aguilar, Los Angeles Times, 24 Apr. 2021 The rodeo includes 2½ hours of bull riding, bare-back riding, barrel racing, cowgirl breakaway roping, calf roping, steer wrestling, team roping and saddle bronc riding each night. Nancy Clanton, ajc, 5 Apr. 2021 Saddle bronc and bull riding contestant Stetson Wright claimed the PRCA all-around world championship title after Friday night’s competition. Tess Demeyer, Dallas News, 12 Dec. 2020 The same was evident in saddle-bronc riding, where five of the contestants — half of the field — did not complete a qualified ride. John Whisler,, 20 Feb. 2020 See More

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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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26 Mar 2022

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“Bronc.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 May. 2022.

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