Definition of Bighorn river

1. Noun. A river that flows from central Wyoming to the Yellowstone River in southern Montana.

Exact synonyms: Bighorn
Group relationships: Montana, Mt, Treasure State, Equality State, Wy, Wyoming
Generic synonyms: River



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Bighorn River

Big Labor
Big Labour
Big Mac
Big Muddy
Big Nambas
Big Pharma
Big Q
Big Rip
Big Sioux River
Big Smoke
Big Sur
Bigelow's ligament
Bigelow's septum
Bigfoot
Bigfoots
Bighorn River
Bight of Benin
Bignonia capreolata
Bignoniaceae
Bihar
Bihari
Bihu
Bikini
Bikol
Bilbao
Bilbaoan
Bilbaoans
Bilbo
Bildungsroman
Bildungsromane

Literary usage of Bighorn river

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. History of Washington, Idaho and Montana by Hubert Howe Bancroft, Frances Fuller Victor (1890)
"This battle took place within two miles of the bighorn river. ... It descended the Yellowstone as far as the bighorn river, having a skirmish with the Sioux ..."

2. Conservation Assessment for Inland Cutthroat Trout: Distribution, Status and edited by Donald A. Duff (1998)
"Owen's journal recounted the groups travels down the bighorn river and the first mention of trout occurred when they encountered the Greybull River. ..."

3. History of the Pacific States of North America by Hubert Howe Bancroft, William Nemos, Henry Lebbeus Oak, Frances Fuller Victor, Alfred Bates (1890)
"This battle took place within two miles of the bighorn river. ... It descended the Yellowstone as far as the bighorn river, having a skirmish with the Sioux ..."

4. History of the Expedition Under the Command of Captains Lewis & Clarke to by Meriwether Lewis, William Clark, Nicholas Biddle, John Bach McMaster (1902)
"The canoes were loaded, and sergeant Pryor and his party set out with orders to proceed down to the entrance of the bighorn river, which was supposed to be ..."

5. The American Fur Trade of the Far West: A History of the Pioneer Trading by Hiram Martin Chittenden (1901)
"After Fitzpatrick had bidden goodbye to his associates on the bighorn river he set out for the valley of Tongue river, where he expected to find the Crow ..."

6. The Basin and Greybull Oil and Gas Field, Bighorn County, Wyoming by Ferdinand Friis Hintz (1915)
"There are many of these "peneplain" levels recognizable on the sides of the present valley of the bighorn river, giving the appearance of ordinary river ..."

7. Results of Primary Triangulation and Primary Traverse: Fiscal Year 1904-05 by Samuel Stinson Gannett (1905)
"In the Wind River or Shoshone River Indian Reservation; on a prominent grassy peak overlooking the bighorn river, and forming the bluff to canyon on the ..."

8. Leonard's Narrative: Adventures of Zenas Leonard, Fur Trader and Trapper by Zenas Leonard, William Finley Wagner (1904)
"fThe creek here referred to is the Popo Agie. which flows from the Wind River Mountains and empties into the bighorn river, a few miles south of the mouth ..."

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