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noun
Tashunca-Uitco, c1849–77, leader of the Oglala Sioux tribe: defeated General George Custer at battle of Little Bighorn.
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British Dictionary definitions for Crazy Horse

Crazy Horse

noun
Indian name Ta-Sunko-Witko . ?1849–77, Sioux Indian chief, remembered for his attempts to resist White settlement in Sioux territory
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Cultural definitions for Crazy Horse

Crazy Horse

A Sioux chief of the nineteenth century. Crazy Horse was one of the leaders of the Native American forces at the Battle of the Little Bighorn in 1876. (See Custer's last stand.)

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