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- n. a river that rises in southwestern Minnesota and flows southwestward to the Missouri River in western Iowa
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He was near the Little Sioux River—game had been scarce along the Missouri so he had moved farther out, away from the big river.
In the next 90 days, the weather service predicts a 10 percent chance of the Little Sioux River reaching 17.5 feet - 7.5 feet above flood stage.
I was at a rude cabin in the woods along the Little Sioux River in Iowa, and the grove was thick with noisy blackbirds.