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(Placename) a river in the W central US, rising in N Wyoming and flowing north to the Bighorn River. Its banks were the scene of the defeat (1876) and killing of General Custer and his command by Indians
a river flowing N from N Wyoming to S Montana into the Bighorn River: General Custer and troops defeated by Indians 1876. 80 mi. (130 km) long.
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|Noun||1.||Little Bighorn - a river that flows from northern Wyoming into the Bighorn River in southern Montana; site of Custer's Last Stand|
|2.||Little Bighorn - 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|