Definition of Sitting Bull

1. Noun. A chief of the Sioux; took up arms against settlers in the northern Great Plains and against United States Army troops; he was present at the Battle of Little Bighorn (1876) when the Sioux massacred General Custer's troops (1831-1890).




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sitting Bull

Sisyrinchium
Sita
Sitka
Sitka spruce
Sitka willow
Sitophylus
Sitophylus oryzae
Sitotroga
Sitotroga cerealella
Sitsang
Sitta
Sitta canadensis
Sitta carolinensis
Sitta europaea
Sittidae
Sitting Bull (current term)
Sitwell
Sitwellian
Sitzfleisch
Sium
Sium latifolium
Sium sisarum
Sium suave
Siva
Sivaism
Sivaist
Sivaists
Sivaite
Sivaites
Sivan

Literary usage of Sitting Bull

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1. The American Indian in the United States, Period 1850-1914 by Warren King Moorehead (1914)
"CHAPTER XII: THE DEATH OF Sitting Bull, AND A TRAGEDY AT WOUNDED KNEE It seems that the Indian police brought Major McLaughlin information as to the ..."

2. The American Indian in the United States, Period 1850-1914 by Warren King Moorehead (1914)
"CHAPTER XII: THE DEATH OF Sitting Bull, AND A TRAGEDY AT WOUNDED KNEE It seems that the Indian police brought Major McLaughlin information as to the ..."

3. Personal Recollections and Observations of General Nelson A. Miles by Nelson Appleton Miles, Marion Perry Maus (1896)
"PREPARING FOR A WINTER CAMPAIGN — Sitting Bull DIVIDES His FORCES — A NARROW ESCAPE — SUPPLY TRAIN DRIVEN BACK BY INDIANS — HUNTING FOR Sitting Bull—HE Is ..."

4. My Friend the Indian by James McLaughlin (1910)
"As Sitting Bull stepped out with his captors he walked directly toward the horse, ... The taunt hit Sitting Bull hard. He looked into the mass of dark, ..."

5. On the Great Highway: The Wanderings and Adventures of a Special Correspondent by James Creelman (1901)
"Sitting Bull was sullen and revengeful. Warned by signs of discontent and ... Following Sitting Bull to his tepee, I crawled after him through the covered ..."

6. On the Great Highway: The Wanderings and Adventures of a Special Correspondent by James Creelman (1901)
"Sitting Bull was sullen and revengeful. Warned by signs of discontent and ... Following Sitting Bull to his tepee, I crawled after him through the covered ..."

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