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American bison

(def 1).
Historical Examples

The American bison, with which you are all pretty familiar, is very similar to the one just mentioned.
Chatterbox Stories of Natural History Anonymous

The American bison is a formidable animal when engaged alone, and when charging in a pack simply irresistible.
Natural History in Anecdote Various

It is worthy of remark, that the American bison has also retreated considerably to the north.
Delineations of the Ox Tribe George Vasey


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