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Crazy Horse

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Pronunciation: /ˈkreɪzihɔːs
 
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Definition of Crazy Horse in English:

( Circa 1849–77), Sioux chief; Sioux name Ta-Sunko-Witko. A leading figure in the resistance to white settlement on American Indian land, he was at the centre of the confederation that defeated General Custer at Little Bighorn (1876). He surrendered in 1877 and was killed in custody.

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