Meaning of roundup


Pronunciation: (round'up"), [key]
— n.
  1. the driving together of cattle, horses, etc., for inspection, branding, shipping to market, or the like, as in the western U.S.
  2. the people and horses who do this.
  3. the herd so collected.
  4. the gathering together of scattered items or groups of people: a police roundup of suspects.
  5. a summary, brief listing, or résumé of related facts, figures, or information: Sunday's newspaper has a sports roundup giving the final score of every baseball game of the past week.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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