1A domestic horse that has returned to the wild, or that is allowed to live under natural conditions; a feral horse.
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- For many Americans, wild horses are living symbols of the rugged independence of the United States' pioneering past.
- Eighteen Mongolian wild horses will soon be returned to their natural habitat in the Gobi Desert near Dunhuang City in Northwest China's Gansu Province.
- Artwork and human remains indicate that some 40,000 years ago, our ancestors shared this landscape with rhinoceroses, bison, mammoths, aurochs, wild horses, and giant elks.
wild horses wouldn't ——
- Used to convey that nothing could persuade or force someone to do something: wild horses wouldn’t have kept me awayMore example sentences
- Even though I'll be in Birmingham on Saturday (Aston Villa v Charlton), wild horses wouldn't drag me away from some of these places on Sunday.
- I don't know where he gets it from because wild horses wouldn't drag me onto a stage.
- He assured friends that wild horses wouldn't drag him back to the Lords when he stepped down as Archbishop of York last weekend.