Bull Run


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Bull Run

A small stream of northeast Virginia southwest of Washington, DC, near Manassas. It was the site of two important Civil War battles (July 21, 1861, and August 29-30, 1862), both Confederate victories. They are also known as the Battles of Manassas.

Bull Run

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(Historical Terms) Battles of Bull Run two battles fought at Manassas Junction near a stream named Bull Run, during the American Civil War (July, 1861 and August, 1862), in both of which the Federal army was routed by the Confederates. Also known as: First and Second Manassas See also Manassas

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a creek in NE Virginia: Union forces defeated near here in major Civil War battles 1861, 1862.
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Noun1.Bull Run - a creek in northeastern Virginia where two battles were fought in the American Civil War
Old Dominion, Old Dominion State, VA, Virginia - a state in the eastern United States; one of the original 13 colonies; one of the Confederate States in the American Civil War
2.Bull Run - either of two battles during the American Civil War (1861 and 1862); Confederate forces defeated the Federal army in both battles
American Civil War, United States Civil War, War between the States - civil war in the United States between the North and the South; 1861-1865
Old Dominion, Old Dominion State, VA, Virginia - a state in the eastern United States; one of the original 13 colonies; one of the Confederate States in the American Civil War
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Some participants at Sunday's bull run wore black armbands in honour of 29-year-old matador Victor Barrio, who was fatally gored on Saturday during a bullfight in eastern Spain.
Madrid, Dhu-AlQa'dah 15, 1436, Aug 30, 2015, SPA -- A man died on Sunday during a bull run in the Spanish town of Cuellar, bringing this year's death toll in the traditional festivities to 12, securing this year's record as the deadliest for bull running since 2009.
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Grandad Gus Ritchie goes to the famous Grandad Gus Ritchie goes to the famous TURN TO PAGE 4 TURN TO PAGE 4 FROM PAGE ONE bull run in the town every year and even teaches first-time participants how to avoid getting knocked down.
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