Definition of Little Horn
1. Noun. A river that flows from northern Wyoming into the Bighorn River in southern Montana; site of Custer's Last Stand.
Group relationships: Montana, Mt, Treasure State, Equality State, Wy, Wyoming
Generic synonyms: River
Lexicographical Neighbors of Little Horn
Literary usage of Little Horn
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Dictionary of the Bible: Comprising Its Antiquities, Biography, Geography by William Smith, Horatio Balch Hackett, Ezra Abbot (1872)
"But when we come to Daniel's prophecy of the Little Horn .this is all changed. ... This kingdom, or polity, is the little horn of the fourth beast, ..."
2. Memoirs of William Miller by Sylvester Bliss, Apollos Hale (1853)
"The Little Horn of the same. 1. The Fourth Kingdom of Daniel 7th chapter. 3. The Little Horn of the 8th. 4. The Length of the Prophetic Periods. 5. ..."
3. Medical lexicon by Robley Dunglison (1860)
"'a little horn.' A species of cupping instrument, shaped like a trumpet, having a hole at the top for sucking the air out, to diminish the pressure in its ..."
4. A Dissertation on the Prophecies, that Have Been Fulfilled, are Now by George Stanley Faber (1808)
"and that one of these great beasts had a little horn, which sprung up among his other ten larger horns. In a similar manner, if we advert to the context of ..."
5. Dr. William Smith's Dictionary of the Bible: Comprising Its Antiquities by William Smith (1888)
"But when we come to Daniel's prophecy of the Little Horn this is all changed. ... This kingdom, or polity, is Hie little horn of the fourth beast, ..."
6. Dissertations on the prophecies, which have remarkably been fulfilled, and by Thomas Newton (1766)
"how entirely this character agrees with" that of the little horn, and how much better it agrees with the head of the Roman than with th*e head of the Greek ..."