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fox hunting
American English: /fɑks hən(t)ɪŋ/

Translation of fox hunting in Spanish:

noun

uncountable
  • caza (feminine) del zorro
    to go fox hunting
    ir a cazar zorros
    Example sentences
    • When four Hampshire hunts turned out on Saturday it was hard to believe that the traditional pursuit of fox-hunting had just been banned.
    • The Bill proposes to outlaw stag-hunting and hare-coursing while allowing fox-hunting with hounds to continue under licence.
    • Yet when fox-hunting was considered a sport, from its inception in the eighteenth century, it was far from an amateurish or cost-free pursuit.

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