Definition of Red Cloud

1. Noun. Leader of the Oglala who resisted the development of a trail through Wyoming and Montana by the United States government (1822-1909).




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Red Cloud

Recklinghausen
Recklinghausen's disease of bone
Recklinghausen's disease type I
Reconquista
Reconstruction
Reconstruction Period
Rector
Recurvirostra
Recurvirostridae
Red Army Faction
Red Baron
Red Book
Red Brigades
Red China
Red Cloud (current term)
Red Crescent
Red Cross
Red Delicious
Red Devil
Red Devils
Red Eye
Red Guard
Red Hand Defenders
Red Indian
Red Kurdistan
Red Leicester
Red List
Red Nose Day
Red Notice

Literary usage of Red Cloud

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1. The Bozeman Trail: Historical Accounts of the Blazing of the Overland Routes by Grace Raymond Hebard, Earl Alonzo Brininstool (1922)
"Red Cloud (Makh-pi-ya-luta) is supposed to have been born at the forks of the ... Red Cloud had many fine and noble qualities, possessed by no other Indian ..."

2. The American Indian in the United States, Period 1850-1914 by Warren King Moorehead (1914)
"Red Cloud captured a detachment of troops and held same prisoners for two weeks ... Perhaps Sitting Bull and Red Cloud are more popularly known than others. ..."

3. The American Indian in the United States, Period 1850-1914 by Warren King Moorehead (1914)
"Red Cloud captured a detachment of troops and held same prisoners for two weeks ... Perhaps Sitting Bull and Red Cloud are more popularly known than others. ..."

4. The Red Record of the Sioux: Life of Sitting Bull and History of the Indian by Willis Fletcher Johnson (1891)
"Red Cloud, A LEADER OF THE HOSTILE INDIANS—His TREACHEROUS NATURE—Ro- ' MANTIC STORY OF His EARLY YEARS—A MISSION TEACHER'S ACCOUNT OF HIM—His DECEITFUL ..."

5. On the Border with Crook by John Gregory Bourke (1892)
"In this connection the words of the Sioux chief " Red Cloud," as spoken to the Catholic missionary —Father Craft—are worthy of remembrance : " Then General ..."

6. On the Border with Crook by John Gregory Bourke (1891)
"In this connection the words of the Sioux chief "' Red Cloud," as spoken to the Catholic missionary —Father Craft—are worthy of remembrance : " Then General ..."

7. A History of the Dakota Or Sioux Indians: From Their Earliest Traditions and by Doane Robinson (1904)
"... XXXII Bad Conditions on the California Trail—Spotted Tail Mischievous—Open War on the Platte—Building Montana Road—Red Cloud Comes Into Prominence—Holds ..."

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