HyperDic: sitting_bull

English > 1 sense of the expression Sitting Bull:
NOUNperson Sitting Bulla chief of the Sioux
English > Sitting Bull: 1 sense > noun 1, person
MeaningA chief of the Sioux; took up arms against settlers in the northern Great Plains and against United States Army troops; he was present at the Battle of Little Bighorn (1876) when the Sioux massacred General Custer's troops (1831-1890).
Instance ofHunkpapaA member of the Siouan people who constituted / constituted a division of the Teton Sioux and who formerly lived in the western Dakotas
Indian chief, Indian chieftainThe leader of a group of Native Americans
SpanishSitting Bull, Toro Sentado
CatalanBou Assegut, Sitting Bull

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