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- proper n. The place near the Little Bighorn River, the site of Custer's Last Stand.
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- n. 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
- n. a river that flows from northern Wyoming into the Bighorn River in southern Montana; site of Custer's Last Stand
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The Heavenly Host of Tai'ping was bigger, the black tide of Cetewayo's legions sweeping into Little Hand was surely more terrifying, and there's a special place in my nightmares for that vast forest of tipis, five miles wide, that I looked down on from the bluffs over Little Bighorn — but for pure military might I've seen nothing outside Europe (and dam 'little inside) to match that great disciplined array of men and beasts and metal on Maian Mir.