HyperDic: bull_run

English > 2 senses of the expression Bull Run:
NOUNlocationBull Runa creek in northeastern Virginia / Virginia where two battles were fought in the American Civil War
actBull Run, Battle of Bull Runeither of two battles during the American Civil War (1861 and 1862)
English > Bull Run: 2 senses > noun 1, location
MeaningA creek in northeastern Virginia / Virginia where two battles were fought in the American Civil War.
Instance ofbrook, creekA natural stream of water smaller than a river (and often a tributary of a river)
Part ofVirginia, Old Dominion, Old Dominion State, VA, Va.A state in the eastern United States
SpanishBull Run
CatalanBull Run
English > Bull Run: 2 senses > noun 2, act
MeaningEither of two battles during the American Civil War (1861 and 1862); Confederate forces defeated the Federal army in both battles.
SynonymBattle of Bull Run
Instance ofpitched battleA fierce battle fought in close combat between troops in predetermined positions at a chosen time and place
Part ofAmerican Civil War, United States Civil War, War between the Statescivil war in the United States between the North and the South
RegionVirginia, Old Dominion, Old Dominion State, VA, Va.A state in the eastern United States
SpanishBull Run
CatalanBull Run

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