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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

Lit′tle Big′horn(n.)

  1. a river flowing N from N Wyoming to S Montana into the Bighorn River: General Custer and troops defeated by Indians 1876. 80 mi. (130 km) long.

    Category: Geography (places)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. Little Bighorn, Little Bighorn River, Little Horn(noun)

    a river that flows from northern Wyoming into the Bighorn River in southern Montana; site of Custer's Last Stand

  2. Little Bighorn, Battle of Little Bighorn, Battle of the Little Bighorn, Custer's Last Stand(noun)

    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


  1. Little Bighorn(ProperNoun)

    The place near the Little Bighorn River, the site of Custer's Last Stand.


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