Little Bighorn definition

  • proper-noun:
    • the area close to the Little Bighorn River, the site of Custer's final stay.
  • noun:
    • a battle in Montana near the Little Bighorn River between US cavalry under Custer and lots of groups of Native People in the us (1876); Custer had been seeking Sioux led by Sitting Bull; Custer underestimated the dimensions of the Sioux forces (which were supported by Cheyenne warriors) and was killed alongside all his command
    • a river that moves from north Wyoming in to the Bighorn River in southern Montana; site of Custer's final stay

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