Little Bighorn
geographical name river 80 miles (129 kilometers) N Wyoming & S Montana flowing N into Bighorn River

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Little Bighorn — Caractéristiques Longueur 222 km Bassin  ? Bassin collecteur Mississippi …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Little Bighorn — can refer to: * Little Bighorn River, (previously called Little Big Horn River ) a tributary of the Bighorn River in Wyoming and Montana. * Battle of the Little Bighorn, took place near the river in 1876. * Little Bighorn Battlefield National… …   Wikipedia

  • Little Bighorn — river in N Wyo., flowing north into the Bighorn in S Mont.: c. 90 mi (145 km): in a battle near here (Battle of the Little Bighorn, 1876) George Custer s troops attacked Dakota and Cheyenne Indians and were annihilated …   English World dictionary

  • Little Bighorn — Little Big|horn the Little Bighorn a river in the US state of Montana, where General Custer fought against and was killed by Native Americans led by ↑Sitting Bull and ↑Crazy Horse in the Battle of Little Bighorn in 1876 …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Little Bighorn — noun 1. a river that flows from northern Wyoming into the Bighorn River in southern Montana; site of Custer s Last Stand • Syn: ↑Little Bighorn River, ↑Little Horn • Instance Hypernyms: ↑river • Part Holonyms: ↑Wyoming, ↑E …   Useful english dictionary

  • Little Bighorn — a river flowing N from N Wyoming to S Montana into the Bighorn River: General Custer and troops defeated near its juncture by Indians 1876. 80 mi. (130 km) long. Also called Little Horn. * * * …   Universalium

  • Little Bighorn — Lit′tle Big′horn n. geg a river flowing N from N Wyoming to S Montana into the Bighorn River: General Custer and troops defeated by Indians 1876. 80 mi. (130 km) long …   From formal English to slang

  • Little Bighorn — /lɪtl ˈbɪghɔn/ (say litl bighawn) noun a river in western central US, rising in northern Wyoming and flowing north to the Bighorn River; scene of the battle (1876) in which the Sioux and Cheyenne people, led by Sitting Bull and Crazy Horse,… …   Australian English dictionary

  • Little Bighorn — noun The place near the , the site of …   Wiktionary

  • Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument — IUCN Category III (Natural Monument) …   Wikipedia

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