[ tee-ton ]


, plural Te·tons, (especially collectively) Te·ton
  1. the westernmost branch of the Dakota Indians.
  2. a member of any of the tribes belonging to this branch, as the Brulé, Hunkpapa, Miniconjou, and Oglala.
  3. a dialect of the Dakota language.



[ tee-ton, teet-n ]


  1. a river in NW central Montana, flowing E to the Marias River. 143 miles (230 km) long.

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That newfound winter habitat also happens to be home to world-class Teton ski terrain, the kind that people pack up their lives and move to the most economically stratified county in the country for.

They knew their proposals would be contentious and that the Teton ski community was passionate, so they held more than 40 community meetings in an effort to come up with closures that would both protect the sheep and preserve ski access.

The yellowthroat she dated in the spring of 1959 on the Moose-Wilson Road in Grand Teton National Park was still there in 2012.

I remember reaching the summit of Grand Teton on my own with an intense sense of exhilaration and accomplishment.

Once was in the Teton Mountains of Wyoming, when I was in my early twenties.

I struck my forehead: I examined, and thought I perceived this teton was not formed like the other.

The Grand Teton, a peak of towering, bold individuality, looms imposingly as seen from various points in the Park.

On this side, also, the demand gradually increased; but the wonderful Teton mine seemed equal to all calls upon its resources.

The Grand Teton is a spot that people who have no particular business out here carefully avoid.

For the visit of this Teton Sioux, see our volume xxii, p. 329.


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