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- n. Alternative form of yampah.
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Has anyone fished the tailwaters of the yampa at stagecoach reservior very good.
The fish, together with some roasted _yampa_ roots, made a plentiful and nourishing repast.
The second day of the halt while they were in search of the roots of the yampa, they found on turning up the earth that it was specked with fine particles of gold.
Then the chief and Edward took the baskets, and went down the stream in search of yampa, a root much used for food by the Indians.
"Black Hills," a range of mountains northward of the Platte, Glass and a companion were one day setting their traps, when, on passing through a cherry-thicket which skirted the stream, the former, who was in advance, descried a large grizzly bear quietly turning up the turf with his nose, searching for yampa-roots or pig-nuts, which there abounded.