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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)
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(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
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."
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.
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.
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. Yet we think that if rail fences are pulled down, and stone walls piled up on our farms, bounds are henceforth set to our lives and our fates decided.
Earth getting hit by a massive asteroid and the ( Yellowstone supervolcano going off are probably two impending events that scientists are worried about.
And while it's relatively a quiet area with a few recorded seismic activities here and there (it is, after all, the site of a supervolcano), ( a recent find earlier this year has alarmed researchers , citing concern and worry for the Yellowstone National Park.
Protect Bears." Others carried "Save the Yellowstone Grizzly" signs.
People have been living at the site of Yellowstone National Park for at least 11,000 years, says MacDonald, shortly after the half-mile-high glaciers melted and formed Yellowstone Lake.