\lˈɪtə͡l bˈɪɡhɔːn], \lˈɪtəl bˈɪɡhɔːn], \l_ˈɪ_t_əl b_ˈɪ_ɡ_h_ɔː_n]\
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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
By Princeton University
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- Preparation of copaiba, cubebs, spirit nitrous ether, and liquor potassae. See under Lafayette.