Black Hills

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Black Hills

A group of rugged mountains of southwest South Dakota and northeast Wyoming rising to 2,207 m (7,242 ft) at Harney Peak. The Black Hills are a major recreational area.

Black Hills

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(Placename) a group of mountains in W South Dakota and NE Wyoming: famous for the gigantic sculptures of US presidents on the side of Mount Rushmore. Highest peak: Harney Peak, 2207 m (7242 ft)

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a group of mountains in W South Dakota and NE Wyoming. Highest peak, Harney Peak, 7242 ft. (2205 m).
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Black Hills - mountains in southwestern South Dakota and northeastern WyomingBlack Hills - mountains in southwestern South Dakota and northeastern Wyoming; sacred to the Sioux (whites settling in the Black Hills led to the Battle of Little Bighorn); site of Mount Rushmore
Coyote State, Mount Rushmore State, SD, South Dakota - a state in north central United States
Equality State, WY, Wyoming - a state in the western United States; mountainous in the west and north with the Great Plains in the east
Mount Rushmore, Mt. Rushmore, Rushmore - a mountain in the Black Hills of South Dakota; the likenesses of Washington and Jefferson and Lincoln and Roosevelt are carved on it
2.Black Hills - mountains in western South Dakota and northeastern WyomingBlack Hills - mountains in western South Dakota and northeastern Wyoming
Coyote State, Mount Rushmore State, SD, South Dakota - a state in north central United States
Equality State, WY, Wyoming - a state in the western United States; mountainous in the west and north with the Great Plains in the east
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Favorite destinations were the Black Hills of South Dakota, Pelican Lake in Minnesota, and the family farm in Missouri.
Mort, an author, relates how in the summer of 1874, Brevet Major General George Armstrong Custer led an expedition of 1,000 troops into the Black Hills of South Dakota (part of the Sioux reservation granted by the 1868 Treaty of Fort Laramie) in an exploratory mission to find a permanent military installation in response to Sioux and Cheyenne attacks on the settlements to the south and how it set the stage for the Battle of Little Bighorn two years later.
The Elk Mountain herd, located in the southern Black Hills of South Dakota and Wyoming, declined in size between 2009 and 2012; the specific cause was unknown (J.
to acquire a combination of surface and mineral title to 284 acres located in the Homestake District of the Northern Black Hills of South Dakota, the company said.
Thieves' Road: The Black Hills Betrayal and Custer's Path to Little Bighorn tells of an expedition of some thousand troops and more than a hundred wagons into the Black Hills of South Dakota, and what happened to the exploratory mission which set the stage for the events to take place at Little Bighorn two years later.
The Cooper twins, Ben and Bekka, are excited about an uncharacteristic request from Uncle Paul to join him for a 4th of July fireworks celebration at the Rushmore National Monument in the Black Hills of South Dakota.
After its first run of more than three months, operating a mile underground in the Black Hills of South Dakota, a new experiment named LUX has proven itself the most sensitive dark matter detector in the world.
Washington, Sha'ban 13, 1433, Jul 3, 2012, SPA -- Four crew members died in Monday's crash of an Air Force tanker plane that was battling a wildfire in the Black Hills of South Dakota, the U.
Recommending that the United States return land rights for the Black Hills of South Dakota, where Mount Rushmore sits, UN special rapporteur James Anaya, an American, angered many area residents.
He pointed to the loss of tribal lands as a particularly sore point, naming the Black Hills of South Dakota and the San Francisco Peaks in Arizona as places where indigenous peoples feel they have "too little control.
DNA analysis, he said, was critical in pinpointing the 1,500-mile trek of a cougar from the Black Hills of South Dakota to its untimely end June 11, when it was struck and killed by a car on the Wilbur Cross Parkway in Milford, Conn.
My wife and I moved to the Black Hills of South Dakota in 2000 so she could be close to her family and I retired from the nuclear industry in January this year.

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