Definition of Cimarron
1. Noun. A river that rises in northeastern New Mexico and flows eastward into Oklahoma where it becomes a tributary of the Arkansas River.
Group relationships: Land Of Enchantment, New Mexico, Nm, Ok, Oklahoma, Sooner State
Generic synonyms: River
2. Noun. Wild sheep of mountainous regions of western North America having massive curled horns.
Group relationships: Genus Ovis, Ovis
Generic synonyms: Mountain Sheep
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cimarron
Literary usage of Cimarron
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences by New York Academy of Sciences (1917)
"A section at this point, measured by I^ee, is as follows: Section in Canyon of Rio cimarron east of Long Canyon Feet Dakota (Purgatoire). ..."
2. When Kansas was Young by Thomas Allen McNeal (1922)
"... but as soon as he can borrer another he will mosey home. Tell her not to worry none. Pete won't play no more tonight." cimarron vs. ..."
3. Commerce of the Prairies, Or, The Journal of a Santa Fè Trader: During Eight by Josiah Gregg (1845)
"An Extemporary Village—Lose our Track—Search after the Lost River—Horrible Prospective—The cimarron Found at last—A Night o( Alarms—Indian Serenade and ..."
4. The Editor's Run in New Mexico and Colorado: Embracing Twenty-eight Letters by Charles Monroe Chase (1882)
"cimarron, NM, October 18, 1881. On arriving here last Saturday evening we (bund SM Fol- som, who left Lyndonville three weeks ago, stopping at the residence ..."
5. The Indian Sign Language: With Brief Explanatory Notes of the Gestures by William Philo Clark (1884)
"cimarron River. Buffalo Bull River. Canadian River. Red River. Washita River. Lodge-Pole River. Mississippi River. I have only heard the Mississippi called ..."
6. The University Geological Survey of Kansas by Erasmus Haworth, Kansas Geological Survey (1897)
"THE cimarron SERIES OR THE RED-BEDS. HISTORICAL REVIEW. Succeeding the Wellington formation is a great mass of rocks composed essentially of soft, friable, ..."
7. Centennial History of Missouri: (the Center State) One Hundred Years in the by Walter Barlow Stevens (1921)
"... the Explorer—First Knowledge of Utah—Jim Bridger—The Duke of cimarron—Flush Days on the Maxwell Grant—Kit Carson—The Discovery of Yellowstone Park—John ..."