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bullfight

a traditional Spanish, Portuguese, and Latin American spectacle in which a matador, assisted by banderilleros and mounted picadors, baits and usually kills a bull in an arena
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Conservative deputies who opposed the law said bullfight promoters would find it virtually impossible to hold any under the new restrictions.
At issue, then, is how Jake relives his combatant-spectator relationship through witnessing the bullfights.
We are pushing for Coahuila to become the third state in Mexico to prohibit bullfights," Antonio Alejandro Franyuti Vidal, national director of Animal Heroes in Mexico, said during a visit to Saltillo on the eve of the vote.
The middle section of Query's triptych is a tour de force study of the bullfight in British interwar literature, one that encompasses fiction and poetry.
real life battle, I kept going to the bullfights with Dad.
But a new RTVE board, appointed after a conservative Popular Party government took power last December, changed the rules, removing bullfights from the category of "violence against animals".
Lee Joong-geun, county executive of Cheongdo, told reporters: "Spain's bullfight is between man and bull which assumes that man will defeat the bull.
KATIE SICKENED BY BULLFIGHT KATIE Price shows shock and disgust at her first bullfight after going along to please boyfriend Leandro Penna's family.
Campaigners hope the ad, which is set to stir up a new debate on bullfighting, will persuade British tourists not to see a bullfight while on holiday in Spain, where the sport is still widespread.
For centuries, the Spanish tradition of the bullfight has been seen as a heroic contest between man and beast.
I didn't feel that we had to stay with the look of the book, so I went on line looking for images of bullfights and Spanish poster art.
Most bullfights start at five or six in the afternoon.