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Synonyms of little bighorn

Noun


1. Little Bighorn, Little Bighorn River, Little Horn

usage: a river that flows from northern Wyoming into the Bighorn River in southern Montana; site of Custer's Last Stand

2. Little Bighorn, Battle of Little Bighorn, Battle of the Little Bighorn, Custer's Last Stand

usage: a battle in Montana near the Little Bighorn River between United States cavalry under Custer and several groups of Native Americans (1876); Custer was pursuing Sioux led by Sitting Bull; Custer underestimated the size of the Sioux forces (which were supported by Cheyenne warriors) and was killed along with all his command

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