from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The largest and westernmost of the Sioux peoples, made up of seven groups including the Oglala, Hunkpapa, Brulé, and Miniconjou. The Teton became nomadic buffalo hunters after migrating westward in the 18th century and figured prominently in the resistance to white encroachment on the northern Great Plains.
- n. A member of this people.
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- proper n. The largest group of Sioux peoples
- proper n. A member of this people
- proper n. The language of this people
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- n. a member of the large western branch of Sioux people which was made up of several groups that lived on the plains
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I know of no other person that is frowned upon in Teton County, Wyoming.
Eat at "Osteria" in Teton Village (next to The Four Seasons) - best food of all the places we tried (and bartender Frank Welch makes fab cocktails)
ÂÂ You can find Old Faithful in Teton County, Wyoming.
That venue, constructed among the ski lodges and lifts in a cluster of buildings called Teton Village, opened in 1974 and was dedicated as Walk Festival Hall in 1990.
Sitting Bull, for example, was a member of the Sioux tribe, but his affiliation was with the Lakota, or western division, also known as Teton, and his specific band was Hunkpapa.
Roving Sioux, commonly called Teton Sioux, including those gathered during 1872, at and near Fort Peck, (largely estimated) 8,000
This lake is called the Teton Lake, from the mountain that overlooks it.
From the north fork of Lewis's river we passed on to an eminence called Teton mountain, where we spent the night.
By three o'clock in the afternoon of that day they had reached Tansy River, now known as the Teton, having travelled sixty-three miles.
As the tribe of the Sioux which inhabit it are called Teton, we gave it the name of Teton river.
History of the Expedition under the Command of Captains Lewis and Clark, Vol. I. To the Sources of the Missouri, Thence Across the Rocky Mountains and Down the River Columbia to the Pacific Ocean. Performed During the Years 1804-5-6.