bullring

noun
bull·​ring | \ ˈbu̇l-ˌriŋ How to pronounce bullring (audio) also ˈbəl- \

Definition of bullring

1 : an arena for bullfights
2 : a short oval track for horse or auto racing

Examples of bullring in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The regional government said a 25-year-old runner from Sunrise, Fla., was gored in the calf in the bullring. Washington Post, 12 July 2022 According to the outlets, the American was inside the bullring when he was pierced in the calf. Abigail Adams, PEOPLE.com, 11 July 2022 The bullring was built with gadua bamboo, and its multiple levels were packed with spectators. Diana Durán, Washington Post, 26 June 2022 More Icons Later in his career, Bacon was fascinated by the dance of death between man and beast in the bullring. Tobias Grey, WSJ, 14 Jan. 2022 Grandstand seats that had been covered in dust were caked in mud, while pit road and the apron around the 0.533-mile bullring held several inches of standing water. Mark Heim | Mheim@al.com, al, 29 Mar. 2021 Grandstand seats that had been covered in dust were caked in mud while pit road and the apron around the 0.533-mile bullring held several inches of standing water. Jenna Fryer, orlandosentinel.com, 29 Mar. 2021 In many of the attacks, an ear — usually the right one — has been cut off, recalling the matador’s trophy in a bullring. Fox News, 30 Aug. 2020 Most often, an ear — usually the right one — has been cut off, recalling the matador's trophy in a bullring. Elaine Ganley, Star Tribune, 29 Aug. 2020 See More

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First Known Use of bullring

1802, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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Last Updated

19 Jul 2022

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“Bullring.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bullring. Accessed 18 Aug. 2022.

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