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Cimarron   /sˈɪmərˌɑn/   Listen
Cimarron

noun
1.
A river that rises in northeastern New Mexico and flows eastward into Oklahoma where it becomes a tributary of the Arkansas River.  Synonym: Cimarron River.
2.
Wild sheep of mountainous regions of western North America having massive curled horns.  Synonyms: bighorn, bighorn sheep, Ovis canadensis, Rocky Mountain bighorn, Rocky Mountain sheep.






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"Cimarron" Quotes from Famous Books



... was Mr. Clay Allison, formerly of Cimarron, later domiciled at Pope's Crossing. His listeners were cowboys. The scene was a round-up camp on the banks of the Pecos River near the mouth of Rocky Arroyo. Mr. Allison was not dilating upon a theory. On the contrary, he was eminently a man of practice, especially in the matters of ...
— The Red-Blooded Heroes of the Frontier • Edgar Beecher Bronson

... it is no easy matter to ride the lines of such a large herd, let alone having to chase them back in line from many miles over the prairie where they had stampeded in their wild career. After crossing the Kansas line at a place known as the South Forks, while making for the head of the Cimarron river on the twenty-seventh of June, we experienced one of the hardest rain and hail storms I had ever seen, in the western country, the rain came down in torrents only to cease and give place to hail stones the size of walnuts. While the thunder and lightning ...
— The Life and Adventures of Nat Love - Better Known in the Cattle Country as "Deadwood Dick" • Nat Love



Words linked to "Cimarron" :   nm, mountain sheep, Sooner State, Oklahoma, river, New Mexico, ok, genus Ovis, Land of Enchantment, Ovis, Rocky Mountain bighorn



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