Moreau River


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Mo·reau River

 (môr′ō)
A river of northwest South Dakota flowing about 400 km (250 mi) eastward to the Missouri River.
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Noun1.Moreau River - a river that rises in western South Dakota and flows eastward to the Missouri River
Coyote State, Mount Rushmore State, SD, South Dakota - a state in north central United States
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Born on the Moreau River in South Dakota about 1840, a member of the Hunkpapa Sioux; won distinction as a warrior and was adopted by Sitting Bull; opposed, with Red Cloud, the construction of the Powder River army road (the old Bozeman Trail) in actions near Fort Phil Kearny, notably the Fetterman Fight (December 21, 1866) and the Wagon Box Fight (August 2, 1867); an opponent of the Fort Laramie Treaty (1868), he refused to live on a reservation and joined the tribes gathered at Sitting Bull's great encampment on the Little Bighorn River, Montana; as Sitting Bull's principal war chief he led the counterattack that cut off Maj.