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Little Bighorn   /lˈɪtəl bˈɪghˌɔrn/   Listen
Little Bighorn

noun
1.
A river that flows from northern Wyoming into the Bighorn River in southern Montana; site of Custer's Last Stand.  Synonyms: Little Bighorn River, Little Horn.
2.
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, Battle of the Little Bighorn, Custer's Last Stand.






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