noun, Horse Racing.
a race in which each owner is allowed to list a number of possible entries and, at a stipulated time before the race, specify which horse will actually compete.
[ref-er-mey-shuh n] /ˌrɛf ərˈmeɪ ʃən/ noun 1. the act of ; state of being . 2. (initial capital letter) the religious movement in the 16th century that had for its object the of the Roman Catholic Church, and that led to the establishment of the Protestant churches. adjective 1. happening or existing in the period […]
[po-stree-moh-jen-i-cher, -choo r] /pɒˌstri moʊˈdʒɛn ɪ tʃər, -ˌtʃʊər/ noun, Law. 1. a system of inheritance under which the estate of a deceased person goes to his youngest son. Also called ultimogeniture. Compare (def 2).
[ren-uh-sahns, -zahns, -sahns, ren-uh-sahns, -zahns, -sahns; especially British ri-ney-suh ns] /ˌrɛn əˈsɑns, -ˈzɑns, -ˈsɑ̃s, ˈrɛn əˌsɑns, -ˌzɑns, -ˌsɑ̃s; especially British rɪˈneɪ səns/ noun 1. the activity, spirit, or time of the great revival of art, literature, and learning in Europe beginning in the 14th century and extending to the 17th century, marking the transition from […]
[rez-uh-rek-shuh n] /ˌrɛz əˈrɛk ʃən/ noun 1. the act of rising from the dead. 2. (initial capital letter) the rising of Christ after His death and burial. 3. (initial capital letter) the rising of the dead on Judgment Day. 4. the state of those risen from the dead. 5. a rising again, as from decay, […]