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Definitions for mustang
ˈmʌs tæŋmus·tang

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. mustangnoun

    small hardy range horse of the western plains descended from horses brought by the Spanish

Wiktionary

  1. mustangnoun

    A small, hardy, naturalized (feral) horse of the North American west.

  2. mustangnoun

    A merchant marine who joined the U.S. Navy as a commissioned officer during the American Civil War.

  3. mustangnoun

    A commissioned officer who started military service as an enlisted person.

  4. Etymology: Mexican mestengo, from mesteño.

Wikipedia

  1. Mustang

    The mustang is a free-roaming horse of the Western United States, descended from horses brought to the Americas by the Spanish. Mustangs are often referred to as wild horses, but because they are descended from once-domesticated animals, they are actually feral horses. The original mustangs were Colonial Spanish horses, but many other breeds and types of horses contributed to the modern mustang, now resulting in varying phenotypes. Some free-roaming horses are relatively unchanged from the original Spanish stock, most strongly represented in the most isolated populations. In 1971, the United States Congress recognized that "wild free-roaming horses and burros are living symbols of the historic and pioneer spirit of the West, which continue to contribute to the diversity of life forms within the Nation and enrich the lives of the American people". The free-roaming horse population is managed and protected by the U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM). Controversy surrounds the sharing of land and resources by mustangs with the livestock of the ranching industry, and also with the methods by which the BLM manages their population numbers. The most common method of population management used is rounding up excess population and offering them to adoption by private individuals. There are inadequate numbers of adopters, so many once free-roaming horses now live in temporary and long-term holding areas with concerns that the animals may be sold for horse meat. Additional debate centers on the question of whether mustangs—and horses in general—are a native species or an introduced invasive species in the lands they inhabit.

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  1. mustang

    A Mustang is a free-roaming horse breed that is native to the Western United States. They are often known as symbols of the American West and regarded for their endurance, agility and wild nature. The word "Mustang" is also a popular model of sports car manufactured by the American company Ford Motor.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Mustangnoun

    the half-wild horse of the plains in Mexico, California, etc. It is small, hardy, and easily sustained

  2. Etymology: [Sp. musteo belonging to the graziers, strayed, wild.]

Wikidata

  1. Mustang

    A Mustang is a free-roaming horse of the North American west that first descended from horses brought to the Americas by the Spanish. Mustangs are often referred to as wild horses, but there is debate over terminology. Because they are descended from once-domesticated horses, they can be classified as feral horses. In 1971, the United States Congress recognized Mustangs as "living symbols of the historic and pioneer spirit of the West, which continue to contribute to the diversity of life forms within the Nation and enrich the lives of the American people." Today, Mustang herds vary in the degree to which they can be traced to original Iberian horses. Some contain a greater genetic mixture of ranch stock and more recent breed releases, while others are relatively unchanged from the original Iberian stock, most strongly represented in the most isolated populations. Today, the Mustang population is managed and protected by the Bureau of Land Management. Controversy surrounds the sharing of land and resources by the free ranging Mustangs with the livestock of the ranching industry, and also with the methods with which the federal government manages the wild population numbers.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Mustang

    mus′tang, n. the wild horse of the American prairies: (U.S.) a naval officer from the merchant service in the Civil War.

Military Dictionary and Gazetteer

  1. mustang

    The wild horse of the prairies in Mexico, California, etc. It is small, hardy, and easily sustained.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of mustang in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of mustang in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of mustang in a Sentence

  1. Craig Patterson:

    Bronco is a vehicle that, like Mustang, is iconic and cool, and so anything we can do to associate it with other things that are also iconic and cool, like The Rock, I think is beneficial to both of us.

  2. Charity Salyers:

    I was kind of stuck against a wall, so I prayed about it and then went and sold my car, it was a Mustang GT 5.0, a very nice candy apple red.

  3. Steve Bertolino:

    The Laundries were basing the date Brian left on Brian Laundrie recollection of certain events. Upon further communication with the The FBI and confirmation of the Mustang being at the Laundrie residence on Wednesday September 15, we now believe the day Brian left to hike in the preserve was Monday September 13.

  4. Jessica Caldwell:

    Ford Mustang Mach-E, as cool as Ford Mustang Mach-E is, probably won't touch as many people as a Ford F-150 does.

  5. Steven Bertolino:

    Brian Laundries familyBertolino were basing the date Brian Laundries familyBertolino left on their recollection of certain events, upon further communication with the FBI and confirmation of the Mustang being at the Laundrie residence on Wednesday September 15, we now believe the day Brian Laundries familyBertolino left to hike in the preserve was Monday September 13.

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