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Example sentences from the Web for Wounded Knee
One police officer was coolly dispatched as he lay wounded on the sidewalk.
The father of the wounded Officer Andrew Dossi sums it up perfectly.
Father José Julián was shot and wounded driving in a car through the sierra of Ajuchitán.
The rage that Marvin has embodied, a man on the edge of eruption, is always a badly wounded man.The Story Behind Lee Marvin’s Liberty Valance Smile|Robert Ward|January 3, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Gunfire was exchanged and Sam, who was unarmed, was wounded.His First Day Out Of Jail After 40 Years: Adjusting To Life Outside|Justin Rohrlich|January 3, 2015|DAILY BEAST
As the window dropped, Ripperda saw the wounded postilion fall on the neck of his horse.
He was a distinguished warrior under Francis I, mortally wounded at the battle of Marignan.The Every Day Book of History and Chronology|Joel Munsell
By the force that the governor exerted in the thrust, he felt that he himself was wounded in the hand.
That his friend had withdrawn, was a pledge of his pacific wishes; and, with a lightened countenance, Louis rose from his knee.
The sepoys refused to obey, and the sowars, drawing their pistols, shot dead or severely wounded six British officers.The Red Year|Louis Tracy
Cultural definitions for Wounded Knee
A creek in South Dakota where United States soldiers killed large numbers of Dakota Native Americans — Sioux — in 1890. The Sioux, under Chief Big Foot, had been resisting settlement of the area and had fled to Montana, but United States troops brought them back to South Dakota for detention. As the soldiers were disarming the warriors in an army camp at Wounded Knee, a rifle shot alarmed the soldiers, and fighting broke out in which more than two hundred Sioux were killed, including women and children. The massacre was the last major military conflict between whites and Native Americans.