a river flowing N from N Wyoming to S Montana into the Bighorn River: General Custer and troops defeated near its juncture by Indians 1876. 80 miles (130 km) long.
a river in the W central US, rising in N Wyoming and flowing north to the Bighorn River. Its banks were the scene of the defeat (1876) and killing of General Custer and his command by Indians
noun, Astronomy. 1. the constellation Equuleus.
plural noun, Roman Catholic Church. 1. the hours of prime, tierce, sext, and nones, and sometimes also vespers and compline. plural noun 1. (RC Church) the canonical hours of prime, terce, sext, and nones in the divine office
- Little ice age
Little Ice Age The period from about 1400 to 1900, characterized by expansion of mountain glaciers and cooling of global temperatures, especially in the Alps, Scandinavia, Iceland, and Alaska. The Little Ice Age followed the Medieval Warm Period. See also Maunder minimum.
- Little jack horner
A nursery rhyme: Little Jack Horner sat in the corner, Eating a Christmas pie: He put in his thumb, and pulled out a plum, And said, “What a good boy am I!”