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Wind River

[wind] /wɪnd/
noun
1.
a river in W central Wyoming, flowing SE and joining the Popo Agie River to form the Bighorn River. 120 miles (193 km) long.
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  • If necessary, I will go to the hut of the white man on the Wind River.

    The Missouri Outlaws

    Gustave Aimard
  • He may have been with his mother on the Wind River Reservation—if, indeed, she died there.

    North Dakota Various
  • All meeting at the general rendezvous on a branch of the Wind River.

    The Life of Kit Carson Edward S. Ellis
  • It was on the head of Wind River that I secured my largest head.

  • Returning, he must attend to certain matters in the Wind River country.

    The Virginian Owen Wister
  • The largest of these forks came from the range of Wind River Mountains.

    Astoria Washington Irving
  • It was against my advice that his tender for the Wind River limits went through.

    The Boss of Wind River David Goodger (goodger@python.org)
  • MacNutt, the foreman of the Wind River crew, was a lean, sinewy logger who had spent twenty years in the camps.

    The Boss of Wind River David Goodger (goodger@python.org)

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