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Sitting Bull

Syllabification: Sit·ting Bull

Definition of Sitting Bull in English:

( Circa 1831–90), Sioux chief; Sioux name Tatanka Iyotake. He led the Sioux in the fight to retain their lands; this resulted in the massacre of Lt. Col. Custer and his men at Little Bighorn. He was killed by reservation police during the Ghost Dance turmoil.

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