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Battle of Little Bighorn   /bˈætəl əv lˈɪtəl bˈɪghˌɔrn/   Listen
Battle of Little Bighorn

A battle in Montana near the Little Bighorn River between United States cavalry under Custer and several groups of Native Americans (1876); Custer was pursuing Sioux led by Sitting Bull; Custer underestimated the size of the Sioux forces (which were supported by Cheyenne warriors) and was killed along with all his command.  Synonyms: Battle of the Little Bighorn, Custer's Last Stand, Little Bighorn.

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Words linked to "Battle of Little Bighorn" :   mt, Montana, carnage, Little Bighorn, Custer's Last Stand, Treasure State, Battle of the Little Bighorn, slaughter, massacre, mass murder, butchery

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