a national park in W Texas, on the Rio Grande. 1080 sq. mi. (2800 sq. km).
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- Big bertha
a large, long-range German cannon used during World War I. Historical Examples Boy Scouts in Glacier Park Walter Prichard Eaton Boy Scouts in Glacier Park Walter Prichard Eaton Paris Vistas Helen Davenport Gibbons Paris Vistas Helen Davenport Gibbons noun any of three large German guns of World War I used to bombard Paris
noun (Brit) a public house decorated in German style, selling German beers Historical Examples The Magnificent Montez Horace Wyndham
William Dudley (“Big Bill”) 1869–1928, U.S. labor leader: a founder of the Industrial Workers of the World; in the Soviet Union after 1921. a male given name. Historical Examples The Chronicles of Crime or The New Newgate Calendar. v. 1/2 Camden Pelham Slave Narratives, Oklahoma Various Aunt Phillis’s Cabin Mary H. Eastman Liverpool a few […]
- Big black river
a river in N central Mississippi, flowing SW to the Mississippi River near Vicksburg. 330 miles (531 km) long. Historical Examples The Blue and The Gray A. R. White A Rebel War Clerk’s Diary at the Confederate States Capital John Beauchamp Jones History of Company E of the Sixth Minnesota Regiment of Volunteer Infantry Alfred […]