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Meaning of LITTLE BIGHORN

 
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  1. [n]  a battle in Montana near the Little Bighorn River between General Custer's cavalry 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
  2. [n]  a river that flows from northern Wyoming into the Bighorn River in southern Montana; site of Custer's Last Stand
 
 Synonyms: Battle of Little Bighorn, Battle of the Little Bighorn, Custer's Last Stand, Little Bighorn River, Little Horn
 
 See Also: butchery, carnage, Equality State, mass murder, massacre, Montana, Montana, MT, MT, river, slaughter, Treasure State, Treasure State, WY, Wyoming

 

 

 

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