Cripple Creek

  1. a town in central Colorado: gold rush 1891. 9,600 feet (2,925 meters) above sea level.

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How to use Cripple Creek in a sentence

  • At Cripple Creek we found nearly four thousand on a man once.

    The Highgrader | William MacLeod Raine
  • As a matter of fact he took this name to avoid an unnecessary wife in Cripple Creek.

    I Walked in Arden | Jack Crawford
  • I am to report on the number and disposition of the enemy's forces about Cripple Creek, then, sir?

    The Boy Scout Automobilists | Robert Maitland
  • Two days later over one thousand men were encamped in Cripple Creek.

  • Think o' Cripple Creek—mine's right under the grass on the hills.

    They of the High Trails | Hamlin Garland

British Dictionary definitions for Cripple Creek

Cripple Creek

  1. a village in central Colorado: gold-mining centre since 1891, once the richest in the world

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