Sitting Bull
biographical name circa 1831-1890 Sioux leader

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  • Sitting Bull — und Buffalo Bill …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Sitting Bull — ( Taureau assis ) nom angl. de Tatanka Iyotake (v. 1834 1890), chef des Sioux du Dakota, qu il refusait de laisser parquer dans une réserve …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Sitting Bull —   [ sɪtɪȖ bʊl; englisch »sitzender Stier«], Lakota Tatanka Yotanka, Häuptling der Hunkpapa Sioux, * im heutigen South Dakota um 1831, ✝ bei Fort Yates (North D.) 15. 12. 1890; auch einflussreicher Medizinmann; seit den 1860er Jahren einer der… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Sitting Bull — (1834 90) a ↑native American chief of the Sioux tribe who helped ↑Crazy Horse to win a victory over General Custer s army of US soldiers in the battle at the ↑Little Bighorn in 1876. He later performed in ↑Buffalo Bill s Wild West Show …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Sitting Bull — 1834? 90; a principal chief of the Dakota Indians: fought in the Battle of the Little Bighorn …   English World dictionary

  • Sitting Bull — For the western film, see Sitting Bull (film). ‹ The template below is being considered for deletion. See templates for discussion to help reach a consensus.› Sitting Bull …   Wikipedia

  • Sitting Bull — Cet article concerne le personnage historique. Pour le film de western, voir Sitting Bull (film). Sitting Bull …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Sitting Bull — 1834 90, American Indian warrior: leader of the Hunkpapa; victor at Little Bighorn, 1876. * * * born с 1831, near Grand River, Dakota Territory, U.S. died Dec. 15, 1890, on the Grand River in South Dakota Teton Sioux chief under whom the Sioux… …   Universalium

  • Sitting Bull — noun a chief of the Sioux; took up arms against settlers in the northern Great Plains and against United States Army troops; he was present at the Battle of Little Bighorn (1876) when the Sioux massacred General Custer s troops (1831 1890) •… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Sitting Bull — Tatanka Iyotanka also known as Sitting Buffalo Bill …   Eponyms, nicknames, and geographical games

  • Sitting Bull — Sit′ting Bull′ n. big 1834–90, Lakota Indian leader …   From formal English to slang

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