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Teton

[tee-ton, teet-n] /ˈti tɒn, ˈtit n/
noun
1.
a river in NW central Montana, flowing E to the Marias River. 143 miles (230 km) long.
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Teton

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

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