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cimarron

[sim-uh-ron, -rohn, -er-uh n; sim-uh-rohn] /ˈsɪm əˌrɒn, -ˌroʊn, -ər ən; ˌsɪm əˈroʊn/
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1.
Origin of cimarron
1840-1850
1840-50; < American Spanish (carnero) cimarrón wild (sheep); Spanish: wild, probably equivalent to cim(a) peak, summit (< Latin cȳma spring shoots of a vegetable < Greek; see cyme) + -arrón adj. suffix; cf. maroon2

Cimarron

[sim-uh-ron, -rohn, -er-uh n; sim-uh-rohn] /ˈsɪm əˌrɒn, -ˌroʊn, -ər ən; ˌsɪm əˈroʊn/
noun
1.
a river flowing E from NE New Mexico to the Arkansas River in Oklahoma. 600 miles (965 km) long.
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  • cimarron Bill's tool had found the opportunity he sought, and he meant to make the most of it.

    Frank Merriwell's Backers Burt L. Standish
  • In one instance all but two of the women of cimarron cast their ballots.

  • cimarron Bills plan to remount himself was one feasible enough.

    The Sunset Trail Alfred Henry Lewis
  • Mr. Masterson sought to dissuade cimarron Bill from his enterprise.

    The Sunset Trail Alfred Henry Lewis
  • Miss Barndollar was not in the room, and cimarron took on a look of grim cunning.

    The Sunset Trail Alfred Henry Lewis
  • Mr. Stumps averred that this was the last and all he knew of cimarron Bill.

    The Sunset Trail Alfred Henry Lewis
  • As cimarron went down, Mr. Jenkinswho was no one to slight his workunslewed the second barrel.

    The Sunset Trail Alfred Henry Lewis
  • And he blamed no oneneither cimarron Bill nor the Cheyenne who had taken his hair.

    The Sunset Trail Alfred Henry Lewis
  • So far from resembling one of those diminutive fowls, cimarron was a gentleman of vitality and powers of recuperation.

    The Sunset Trail Alfred Henry Lewis
  • The stranger was cimarron Bill; and in his youth Mr. Masterson was sentimental.

    The Sunset Trail Alfred Henry Lewis

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