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Synonyms for bullfighting

the activity at a bullfight

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SPAIN seems to be dragging its way out of recession and bull-fighting is certainly on the wane.
Huracan takes its name, like all Lambos, from the world of bull-fighting and in honour of a bull from the Spanish Conte de la Patilla breed known for his outstanding courage and strong sense of attack.
They begin a new four-part C5 series with the gitano people of Andalusia in Spain, where Sally learns flamenco dancing, while Paddy tries bull-fighting.
For centuries, the Spanish have used bulls in their festivals, whether it is for running the bulls of bull-fighting. Since 1924, there have been 15 deaths during the San Fermin festival.
Perhaps the EEC should sponsor the bull-fighting business not to kill bulls."
Zed has labeled practices of bull-running and bull-fighting as barbaric, inhumane, horrendous, and cruel.
A MISGUIDED animal rights activist protested outside a poetry reading by Seamus Heaney - because he thought the Nobel prize winner was a fan of bull-fighting.
Seen largely through the eyes (and understood through the voices) of its two central protagonists, Ella Es el Matador not only situates women within the profession of bull-fighting, but also locates bull-fighting in a new Spain that is increasingly integrated into a post-national, post-Christian Europe.
Finally, an extensive spouses' programme includes a visit to a bull-fighting arena.
Animal rights activists in the Spanish region of Catalonia have gathered enough signatures to force the regional parliament to debate a ban on bull-fighting.
Kenya's government Saturday barred a bull-fighting event by a firm which has launched an "Obama circuit" to cash in on foreign tourists' interest in the US president-elect's ancestral land.
The Donkey Sanctuary in Sidmouth, Devon, said the animal was wrapped in a mattress before being put into a bull-fighting ring.
First titles out are toon skeins from Japan's Bandai, "Hack Sign" and the 3-D "Eureka Seven," plus DVD collections "The Encyclopedia of the Comic," "Bulls in Spain: Bull-fighting," Spanish comic operetta-themed "Las Zarzuelas" and "All About Mushrooms."
In their eyes fox-hunting is no more noble or justifiable than bull-fighting.
For bull-fighting for Mexico as for Spain is art-form, sport, big business and festival.