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Black Hills   /blæk hɪlz/   Listen
Black Hills

noun
1.
Mountains in southwestern South Dakota and northeastern Wyoming; sacred to the Sioux (whites settling in the Black Hills led to the Battle of Little Bighorn); site of Mount Rushmore.
2.
Mountains in western South Dakota and northeastern Wyoming.






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"Black Hills" Quotes from Famous Books



... English clime.' The tone of adorable utterances, however much desired, is never for repetition; nor is the cast of divine sweet looks; nor are the particular deeds-once pardonable, fitly pleaded. A second scaling of her window—no, night's black hills girdle the scene with hoarse echoes; the moon rushes out of her clouds grimacing. Even Fleetwood's devil, much addicted to cape and sword and ladder, the vulpine and ...
— The Shaving of Shagpat • George Meredith

... Nob, offers little in the way of prospect, but it is a picturesque place, and we could understand why it was full of visitors when we came to the table. It was probably the best-kept house of entertainment in the State, and being in the midst of the Black Hills, it offers good chances for ...
— Baddeck and That Sort of Thing • Charles Dudley Warner



Words linked to "Black Hills" :   Mount Rushmore, WY, mount, Coyote State, Rushmore, chain of mountains, range, Wyoming, mountain, Mount Rushmore State, range of mountains, SD, chain, mountain range, Equality State, South Dakota, mountain chain, Mt. Rushmore



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