noun, plural ri·val·ries.
Origin of rivalry
Examples from the Web for rivalry
Making this scenario more complicated is the rivalry between al Qaeda and ISIS.A Gift to the Jihadis: The Unseen Airport Security Threat|Clive Irving|December 27, 2014|DAILY BEAST
For coinosseuers of literature, the sagas stories of family struggles, rivalry, and conflict rank with Homer and Shakespeare.
The bitter rivalry is about as bitter as any rivalry involving Canada can be.#LoserKeepsBieber Means Justin’s Probably Coming to America|Amy Zimmerman|February 22, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Sean Hannity versus Michael Savage—these two conservative radio hosts have recently ratchet up their rivalry.George Zimmerman Wants to Profit Off Trayvon Martin’s Death|Dean Obeidallah|February 5, 2014|DAILY BEAST
I wonder if this has anything to do with the long-standing Slovenian-Croatian rivalry.Half of This Bar Is in Slovenia, the Other Half Is in Croatia|Jeff Campagna|January 6, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The poor Queen, forgetting our rivalry, had taken all my children into her affections.The Memoirs of Madame de Montespan, Complete|Madame La Marquise De Montespan
Rivalry for the favor of a woman or man is occasionally the source of serious affrays.Ethnology of the Ungava District, Hudson Bay Territory|Lucien Turner
These factors in Pacific rivalry will be discussed in detail in the following chapters.Problems of the Pacific|Frank Fox
That greatly excited my rivalry, and I succeeded in finding some reasons for eulogy that she had forgotten.Charles Baudelaire, His Life|Thophile Gautier
Among the twelve tribes of Israel the spirit of rivalry soon showed itself, leading to disastrous consequences.The Expositor's Bible: The Book of Joshua|William Garden Blaikie