Translation of bullring in Spanish:

bullring

plaza de toros, n.

Pronunciation: /ˈbʊlˌrɪŋ//ˈbʊlrɪŋ/

noun

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    plaza de toros feminine
    • Penicillin, in fact, saved so many lives in its early days that statues of Alexander Fleming were erected at many bullrings around Spain.
    • Finito has spared many bulls throughout his career in bullrings such as Córdoba, where the admiring fans have made him feel the true pride of a true matador.
    • Bullfighting as we know it today, started in the village squares, and became formalised, with the building of the bullring in Ronda in the late 18th century.
    • One week later, the youngster was jolted into a new world of mountains, crowded markets, bullrings, and spectacle.
    • They were the Picadors, the pariahs of the bullring.
    • He leapt into a bullring at the age of nine and began his professional career at the age of twelve.
    • Tickets are available from street sellers for €25, though we bought two for €30 from one of the many vendors outside the bullring about ten minutes before the bullfight.
    • Early reviews invoking the album's ‘Southwestern’ influences should be forgiven; surely they meant southwestern Spain, home to the Andalucia province and its many bullrings.
    • At the end of the 19th century there were three bullrings in Barcelona, now there is just one left.
    • Tickets prices vary considerably depending on the bullring, the bullfighters and the occasion.
    • Four years later, in the large bullring at the town of Puerto de Santa María, near Cádiz, he faced six bulls in a bullfight fought in honour of women.
    • They must never have faced a man on foot before they enter the bullring.
    • The Spanish national sport of bullfighting originated in Andalusia, where Spain's oldest bullrings are located (in Seville and Ronda).
    • Although there are still supporters of bullfighting, only the Monumental bullring now holds fights in the Catalan capital.
    • This does not include the subsidies given to individual bullrings by local and regional councils.
    • Forty thousand bulls are slaughtered in Spanish bullrings every year in the most horrific of ways.
    • The course ends in a bullring where the toros were to face matadors in the afternoon.
    • Like the matador in a bullring, the more the crowd cheers, the more he will entertain.
    • This season is crucial for her, since she needs to succeed as a matador in first-class bullrings, as she has as a novillero.
    • Two years earlier he had made his debut in the bullring as a rejoneador, a bullfighter on horseback who carries a lance to kill the bull.