Crazy Horse

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Cra·zy Horse

 (krā′zē hôrs′) Originally Tashunca-Uitco. 1849?-1877.
Lakota leader who militarily resisted the encroachment of whites in the Black Hills and joined Sitting Bull in the defeat of Gen. George A. Custer at Little Bighorn (1876).
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Crazy Horse

n
(Biography) Native American name Ta-Sunko-Witko. ?1849–77, Sioux chief, remembered for his attempts to resist White settlement in Sioux territory
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Cra′zy Horse`


n.
(Tashunca-Uitco), c1849–77, Lakota Indian leader: defeated General George Custer.
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Noun1.Crazy Horse - a chief of the Sioux who resisted the invasion of the Black Hills and joined Sitting Bull in the defeat of General Custer at Little Bighorn (1849-1877)Crazy Horse - a chief of the Sioux who resisted the invasion of the Black Hills and joined Sitting Bull in the defeat of General Custer at Little Bighorn (1849-1877)
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Ben Hunt, whose Sioux name was Tasunka Witko, traveled throughout the Midwest, living with several Native American tribes, finally settling near the site of the last Sioux uprising.
Dechreuodd yr ymladd am 8.00 y bore, pan ddaeth byddin o 1,500 o frodorion - Lakota (Sioux) a Cheyenne dan arweinyddiaeth Tasunka Witko (Crazy Horse) - ar draws mintai o 1,300 o filwyr o dan y Cadfridog George Crook.
Mae'r llythyrau'n taflu goleuni ar brofiadau Cymro yn yr US Cavalry yn y 1870au - cyfnod Custer, Tatanka Iyotake (Sitting Bull) a Tasunka Witko (Crazy Horse), a brwydr enwog y Little Big Horn.