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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (1)

1. 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;
[syn: Little Bighorn, Battle of Little Bighorn, Battle of the Little Bighorn, Custer's Last Stand]


WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

Battle of the Little Bighorn n 1: 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 [syn: Little Bighorn, Battle of Little Bighorn, Battle of the Little Bighorn, Custer's Last Stand]