- (usu pl) (of animal) anca (f‡); (of horse) grupa (f), anca (f‡); (of person) cadera (f) a haunch of venison una pierna de venado to squat down on one's haunches ponerse* en cuclillasMore example sentences
- They were built like cattle, with thick necks and big haunches.
- They are easily ten times stronger than a human of similar height: no steroids could make a man accumulate such muscle mass on shoulders, back and haunches.
- In the commentary to her plate, d' Arconville described the chest of the female as narrower, the spine more curved, and the haunches and pelvis larger in women than in men.
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Sanfermines (The festival of San Fermín) is from 6th-14th July and el encierro (the 'running of the bulls'), takes place in Pamplona in northern Spain. The animals are released into the barricaded streets and people run in front of them, in honor of the town´s patron saint, San Fermín, who was put to death by being dragged by bulls.