Teton River


[tee-ton, teet-n]
a river in NW central Montana, flowing E to the Marias River. 143 miles (230 km) long.
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Word Origin & History

member of a western Sioux people, 1806, from Dakota titonwan, lit. "dwellers on the prairie," from thi + huwa. Not related to the Grand Teton mountain range.
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