CUSTER'S LAST STAND
\kˈʌstəz lˈast stˈand], \kˈʌstəz lˈast stˈand], \k_ˈʌ_s_t_ə_z l_ˈa_s_t s_t_ˈa_n_d]\
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a battle in Montana near the Little Bighorn River between General Custer's cavalry and several groups of Native Americans (1876); Custer was pursuing Sioux led by Sitting Bull; Custer underestimated the size of the Sioux forces (which were supported by Cheyenne warriors) and was killed along with all his command
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