Battle of the Little Bighorn

(redirected from Greasy Grass)
Also found in: Dictionary.
Related to Greasy Grass: Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument
Graphic Thesaurus  🔍
Display ON
Animation ON
  • noun

Synonyms for Battle of the Little Bighorn

a battle in Montana near the Little Bighorn River between United States cavalry under Custer and several groups of Native Americans (1876)

References in periodicals archive ?
Whether that was what he had with him at Greasy Grass, we'll never know.
The rest of the 7th Cavalry managed to reach an area of flat land called Greasy Grass, in front of the hill they were heading for.
George Custer's Battlefield of the Little Big Horn (called the Greasy Grass by the Indians) has been renamed and its battle rethought, now giving the Indian side of the story.
Serena, 16, lost her rhythm after she slipped on the greasy grass midway through the opening set and she was 7-5 4-1 down when she threw in the towel.
From Navarez in 1493 to Greasy Grass in 1875, to Wounded Knee in 1973 to Oka in 1990 to Fort McDowell in 1992, Indigenous people have resisted," Florida AIM warned the commission.
Too, the fact that all of the guns seen in the gun rack are currently accounted for--with the exception of the Webley--adds more evidence to the assumption that the RIC was the gun Custer probably had with him at Greasy Grass.
40 Exeter Also known as the Battle of the Little Bighorn or to native Americans as the Battle of Greasy Grass Creek.
40 The Battle of the Little Bighorn (or Greasy Grass, or Custer's Last Stand);