cimarron

[ sim-uh-ron, -rohn, -er-uh n; sim-uh-rohn ]
/ ˈsɪm əˌrɒn, -ˌroʊn, -ər ən; ˌsɪm əˈroʊn /

noun

Origin of cimarron

1840–50; < American Spanish (carnero) cimarrón wild (sheep); Spanish: wild, probably equivalent to cim(a) peak, summit (< Latin cȳma spring shoots of a vegetable < Greek; see cyme) + -arrón adj. suffix; cf. maroon2

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Cimarron

[ sim-uh-ron, -rohn, -er-uh n; sim-uh-rohn ]
/ ˈsɪm əˌrɒn, -ˌroʊn, -ər ən; ˌsɪm əˈroʊn /

noun

a river flowing E from NE New Mexico to the Arkansas River in Oklahoma. 600 miles (965 km) long.
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