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Wounded Knee, Battle of

Line breaks: Bat¦tle of Wound¦ed Knee

Definition of Wounded Knee, Battle of in English:

The last major confrontation (1890) between the US Army and American Indians, at the village of Wounded Knee on a reservation in South Dakota. More than 300 largely unarmed Sioux men, women, and children were massacred. A civil rights protest at the site in 1973 led to clashes with the authorities.

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