Chisholm Trail


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Chisholm Trail

A former cattle trail from San Antonio, Texas, north to Abilene, Kansas. It was important from the 1860s to the 1880s, when it fell into disuse following the expansion of the railroads and the introduction of barbed-wire fencing.

Chis′holm Trail′


n.
a cattle trail leading N from San Antonio, Tex., to Abilene, Kan.: used for about 20 years after the Civil War.
[after Jesse Chisholm (1806–68), a scout]
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Noun1.Chisholm Trail - a former cattle trail from San Antonio in Texas to Abilene in Kansas; not used after the 1880s
Kansas, KS, Sunflower State - a state in midwestern United States
Lone-Star State, Texas, TX - the second largest state; located in southwestern United States on the Gulf of Mexico
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After searching Hernandez's home, neighborhood and the 216-acre Chisholm Creek Park, the police expanded their search six miles away to Chisholm Trail Park on North Oliver, Kansas.
Llwybr gyrru gwartheg - traffordd os leciwch chi - oedd y Chisholm Trail rhwng San Antonio, Texas ac Abilene, Kansas, a gyrrwyd degau o filoedd o wartheg yno dros y cyfnod byr, er mwyn eu hanfon ymlaen ar y rheilffordd i ddinasoedd mawr y dwyrain.
Howdy cowboys Texas is celebrating its rich Wild West history this year with the 150th anniversary of the Chisholm Trail.
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Located just south of the intersection of Forest Park at Interstate 30 and Chisholm Trail Parkway, we are very convenient for all our friends and customers across Texas.
The next year, thanks in part to McCoy's investments, the Chisholm Trail began moving cattle from San Antonio to a new railhead in Abilene, Kan.
The Stockyards was the last outpost for Old West cattle drives to make a stop before they headed to Abilene, Kansas via the Chisholm Trail.
Known as active members of their respective student bodies, Olmedo is a graduating senior at Chisholm Trail High School, and Guynes is a graduating senior at Saginaw High School.
Chisholm Trail, red fox sitting in front of her dog, animal control officer notified.
Still, the roundup has been unrelenting for two months: the daylong whine of neighborhood leaf blowers, the landscape crews out in mass like cattlemen on a Chisholm Trail roundup, the city of Eugene's leaf collection deadlines staring me down like my mother forcing me to eat the last bite of squash - or else.
After the Civil War, the great herds that had lumbered up the Chisholm Trail from Texas to the railways depots in Kansas for shipment east had suddenly fallen out of favor.