black hill

Cultural Dictionary

Black Hills definition

Mountains in southwestern South Dakota and northeastern Wyoming.

Note: Sacred to the Sioux. The opening of the Black Hills to settlement by whites in 1874 led to the Battle of Little Bighorn.
Note: Location of Mount Rushmore.
The American Heritage® New Dictionary of Cultural Literacy, Third Edition
Copyright © 2005 by Houghton Mifflin Company.
Published by Houghton Mifflin Company. All rights reserved.
Cite This Source
Previous Definition: black gram
Next Definition: black hills
Words Near: black hill
More from
Synonyms and Antonyms for black hill
More from
Search for articles containing black hill
More from Translator Word FAQs presents 366 FAQs, incorporating some of the frequently asked questions from the past with newer queries.

Copyright © 2015, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature