Bighorn Mountains
geographical name mountains N Wyoming extending S from Montana border E of Bighorn River — see Cloud Peak

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Bighorn Mountains —   [ bɪghɔːn maʊntɪnz], 200 km lange Kette der mittleren Rocky Mountains, in Wyoming und Montana, USA, im Cloud Peak 4 016 m über dem Meeresspiegel …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Bighorn Mountains — range of the Rocky Mountains in N Wyo. and S Mont.: highest peak, 13,165 ft (4,013 m) …   English World dictionary

  • Bighorn Mountains — a mountain range in N Wyoming, part of the Rocky Mountains. Highest peak, Cloud Peak, 13,165 ft. (4013 m). Also called Bighorns. * * * Mountain range, southern Montana and northern Wyoming, U.S. It is a range of the northern Rocky Mountains… …   Universalium

  • Bighorn Mountains — Big′horn Moun′tains n. pl. geg a mountain range in N Wyoming, part of the Rocky Mountains. Highest peak, 13,165 ft. (4013 m). Also called Big′horns …   From formal English to slang

  • Bighorn Mountains — a mountain range in N Wyoming, part of the Rocky Mountains. Highest peak, Cloud Peak, 13,165 ft. (4013 m). Also called Bighorns …   Useful english dictionary

  • Bighorn Basin — The Bighorn Basin is a plateau region and intermontane basin, approximately 100 miles (160 km) wide, in north central Wyoming in the United States. It is bounded by the Absaroka Range on the west, the Bighorn Mountains on the east, and the Owl… …   Wikipedia

  • bighorn — /big hawrn /, n., pl. bighorns, (esp. collectively) bighorn. a wild sheep, Ovis canadensis, of the Rocky Mountains, with large, curving horns. Also called cimarron, Rocky Mountain bighorn, Rocky Mountain sheep. [1775 85, Amer.; BIG1 + HORN] * * * …   Universalium

  • Bighorn — /big hawrn /, n. a river flowing from central Wyoming to the Yellowstone River in S Montana. 336 mi. (540 km) long. * * * I or mountain sheep Stocky, climbing hoofed mammal (Ovis canadensis) of western North America. Both sexes have horns that in …   Universalium

  • Bighorn National Forest — IUCN Category VI (Managed Resource Protected Area) …   Wikipedia

  • Bighorn River — Wind River (bis Thermopolis) Verlauf des Bighorn River Daten …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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