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

noun
1.
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 Little Bighorn, Custer's Last Stand, Little Bighorn.






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



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