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(Placename) a river rising in N Wyoming and flowing north through Yellowstone National Park, then east to the Missouri. Length: 1080 km (671 miles)


(ˈyɛl oʊˌstoʊn)

a river flowing from NW Wyoming through Yellowstone Lake and NE through Montana into the Missouri River in W North Dakota. 671 mi. (1080 km) long.
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Noun1.Yellowstone - a tributary of the Missouri River that flows through the Yellowstone National ParkYellowstone - a tributary of the Missouri River that flows through the Yellowstone National Park
Montana, Treasure State, MT - a state in northwestern United States on the Canadian border
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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The American traders contented themselves with following up the head branches of the Missouri, the Yellowstone, and other rivers and streams on the Atlantic side of the mountains, but forbore to attempt those great snow-crowned sierras.
Henry, already mentioned, he established a post on the banks of the Yellowstone River in
He was naked and alone, in the midst of an unbounded wilderness; his only chance was to reach a trading post of the Missouri Company, situated on a branch of the Yellowstone River.
Michael was the promotor's brother, and ran the Yellowstone pool rooms where he made goodly sums on the fight game.
He's right across at the Yellowstone, throwin' chests and doing the popular.
Even the bison, to some extent, keeps pace with the seasons cropping the pastures of the Colorado only till a greener and sweeter grass awaits him by the Yellowstone.
From the Sierra Nevada to Nebraska, and from the Yellowstone River in the north to the Colorado upon the south, is a region of desolation and silence.
Green Capital will continue to be the conglomerate's direct-to-merchant arm and Yellowstone will remain the originator of third party relationships, a group that includes small business funding ISOs and strategic partnerships.
Bison remaining in Yellowstone by 1902, following years of Western expansion that nearly eradicated the species beyond the park's borders.
Scientific investigation has long been a part of the activities at Yellowstone National Park.
Yellowstone will expand the value of information enterprise-wide and give an ever-increasing number of users accessibility to large data warehouses for improved decision support.
The referee also recommended that the Yellowstone injunction be extended for six months to enable Waldbaum to complete the improvements, and at the same time, recommended that Waldbaum's renewal option be extended to 30 days after the completion of the cure.