Tauromachian Tau`ro*ma"chi*an, a. [See {Tauromachy}.] Of or pertaining to bullfights. -- n. A bullfighter. [1913 Webster]

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  • tauromachian — tau·ro·ma·chi·an …   English syllables

  • tauromachian — …   Useful english dictionary

  • tauromachy — tauromachian /tawr euh may kee euhn/, adj. /taw rom euh kee/, n. the art or technique of bullfighting. [1840 50; ( < Sp tauromaquia) < Gk tauromachía. See TAURO , MACHY] * * * …   Universalium

  • tauromachy — [tɔ: rɒməki] noun (plural tauromachies) rare bullfighting or a bullfight. Derivatives tauromachian adjective tauromachic adjective Origin C19: from Gk tauromakhia, from tauros bull + makhē battle …   English new terms dictionary

  • tauromachic — adjective see tauromachian …   Useful english dictionary

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