Bullfight definition

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A public spectacle, performed especially in Spain, Portugal, and parts of Latin America, in which a fighting bull is engaged in a series of traditional maneuvers culminating usually with the ceremonial execution of the bull by sword. In Portugal the bull is often fought from horseback and is not killed.
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A public show that is popular in Spain, Mexico, and some other countries, in which a matador challenges a bull with a sword in an enclosed arena: in most countries, the bull is usually killed.
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A public spectacle, in Spain and some other Latin countries, in which a person baits and often kills a bull.
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Noun

Singular:
bullfight
Plural:
bullfights