Bull Run
geographical name stream 20 miles (32 kilometers) N Virginia W of Washington, D.C., flowing into Occoquan Creek (small tributary of the Potomac)

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  • Bull Run — may refer to:Battles* First Batdfjk vnjkdfhtle of Bull Run (First Manassas), the first major battle of the American Civil War * Second Battle of Bull Run (Second Manassas), a later battle that took place at Bull Run * Bull Run (novel), a young… …   Wikipedia

  • Bull Run — Vorlage:Infobox Fluss/KARTE fehlt Daten …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • bull run — ➔ run2 * * * bull run UK US noun [C] FINANCE, STOCK MARKET ► BULL MARKET(Cf. ↑bull market) …   Financial and business terms

  • Bull Run — Bull Run, VA U.S. Census Designated Place in Virginia Population (2000): 11337 Housing Units (2000): 4948 Land area (2000): 2.675229 sq. miles (6.928810 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 2.675229… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Bull-Run — (spr. bull rönn), ein Bach im Nordosten Virginias, der sich in einen Nebenfluß des Potomac ergießt, hat in dem nordamerikanischen Sezessionskrieg zwei Schlachten den Namen gegeben. Die erste fand 21. Juli 1861 statt. Auf unionistischer Seite… …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Bull-Run — Bull Run, Bach im nordöstlichen Theile von Virginien in Nordamerika, ergießt sich in den Occocquan u. mit demselben in den Potomac. Am B. R. 21. Juli 1861 Niederlage der Bundestruppen unter M Dowell durch die Südstaatler; in der Schlacht am 29. u …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Bull Run — (spr. rönn), Bach im NO. Virginiens; hier im Bürgerkrieg 21. Juli 1861 sowie 29. und 30. Aug. 1862 Siege der Konföderierten über die Unionisten …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • Bull Run — the place in northeast Virginia in the US where there were two important battles in the American Civil War which the Union forces lost to Confederate forces …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • bull run — noun count BUSINESS a period during which prices of SHARES on the STOCK MARKET are generally rising …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • Bull Run — Bull′ Run′ n. geg gov a creek in NE Virginia: Union forces defeated near here in major Civil War battles 1861, 1862 …   From formal English to slang

  • Bull Run — [< ?] small stream in NE Va.: site of two Civil War battles (1861 & 1862) in which Union forces were defeated …   English World dictionary

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