Bighorn



a wild sheep, Ovis canadensis, of the Rocky Mountains, with large, curving horns.
a river flowing from central Wyoming to the Yellowstone River in S Montana. 336 miles (540 km) long.
a mountain range in N Wyoming, part of the Rocky Mountains. Highest peak, Cloud Peak, 13,165 feet (4013 meters).
Contemporary Examples

To Shoot or Not to Shoot Edward Conlon April 13, 2011

Historical Examples

The Way to the West Emerson Hough
The Burgess Animal Book for Children Thornton W. Burgess
The Backwoodsman Various
The Later Cave-Men Katharine Elizabeth Dopp
The Adventures of Captain Bonneville Washington Irving
The Later Cave-Men Katharine Elizabeth Dopp
The Later Cave-Men Katharine Elizabeth Dopp
The Later Cave-Men Katharine Elizabeth Dopp
The Rocky Mountain Wonderland Enos A. Mills

noun (pl) -horns, -horn
a large wild sheep, Ovis canadensis, inhabiting mountainous regions in North America and NE Asia: family Bovidae, order Artiodactyla. The male has massive curved horns, and the species is well adapted for climbing and leaping

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