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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.

Teton

[tee-ton] /ˈti tɒn/
noun, plural Tetons (especially collectively) Teton for 2.
1.
the westernmost branch of the Dakota Indians.
2.
a member of any of the tribes belonging to this branch, as the Brulé, Hunkpapa, Miniconjou, and Oglala.
3.
a dialect of the Dakota language.
Also called Lakota, Lakhota.
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Word Origin and History for tetons

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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