HyperDic: little_bighorn

English > 2 senses of the expression Little Bighorn:
NOUNobjectLittle Bighorn, Little Bighorn River, Little Horna river that flows from northern Wyoming into the Bighorn River in southern Montana
actLittle Bighorn, Battle of Little Bighorn, Battle of the Little Bighorn, Custer's Last Standa battle in Montana near the Little Bighorn River between United States cavalry / cavalry under Custer and several groups of Native Americans (1876)
English > Little Bighorn: 2 senses > noun 1, object
MeaningA river that flows from northern Wyoming into the Bighorn River in southern Montana; site of Custer's Last Stand.
SynonymsLittle Bighorn River, Little Horn
Instance ofriverA large natural stream of water (larger / larger than a creek)
Part ofMontana, Treasure State, MT, Mont.A state in northwestern United States on the Canadian border
Wyoming, Equality State, WY, Wyo.A state in the western United States
SpanishRío Little Big Horn
CatalanRiu Little Big Horn
English > Little Bighorn: 2 senses > noun 2, act
MeaningA battle in Montana near the Little Bighorn River between United States cavalry / 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.
SynonymsBattle of Little Bighorn, Battle of the Little Bighorn, Custer's Last Stand
Instance ofslaughter, massacre, mass murder, carnage, butcheryThe savage and excessive killing of many people
RegionMontana, Treasure State, MT, Mont.A state in northwestern United States on the Canadian border
SpanishBatalla de Little Big Horn
CatalanBatalla de Little Big Horn

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