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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • Custer, George Armstrong 1839-1876. American soldier. A brigadier general at age 23, he was killed and his troops annihilated by Sioux and Cheyenne warriors led by Sitting Bull and Crazy Horse at Little Bighorn.

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  • n. United States general who was killed along with all his command by the Sioux at the Battle of Little Bighorn (1839-1876)

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