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Little Missouri

noun
1.
a river in the NW United States, rising in NE Wyoming and flowing NE into the Missouri through N Dakota. 560 miles (900 km) long.
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  • He suggested the Little Missouri as a good range, and told me of a hay ranch below the mouth of the Beaver.

    The Outlet Andy Adams
  • Roosevelt was one of them, in the valley of the Little Missouri.

  • Indians were a familiar sight in Medora and about the ranch-houses up and down the Little Missouri.

  • What a triumph, indeed, for the Little Missouri printer-boy!

  • He had a special torrent of obscenity for his team when they were making a difficult crossing somewhere on the Little Missouri.

  • We passed the Little Missouri (the real one) about ten this morning.

  • Around my ranch on the Little Missouri there have been several curious changes in the fauna.

  • Forrest will follow Quirk with the last five herds of young steers, slated for the old man's beef ranch on the Little Missouri.

    Wells Brothers Andy Adams
  • Late in the evening we reached the mouth of the Little Missouri.

    The River and I John G. Neihardt
  • The bighorn was killed in the fall of 1894, while I was camped on the Little Missouri, some ten miles below my ranch.

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