a river flowing from NW Wyoming through Yellowstone Lake and NE through Montana into the Missouri River in W North Dakota. 671 miles (1080 km) long. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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  • This was Bridgers first trip into the Yellowstone country, he having before always trapped south of it.

    Then and Now

    Robert Vaughn

  • More and more numerous grew the buffaloes, delaying the boats with their countless herds stampeding across the Yellowstone.

    The Conquest

    Eva Emery Dye

  • Even today, Yellowstone is a “young” land that is undergoing relatively rapid changes.

  • Yellowstone's got ahead of them this year, and has had its excitement, with all the papers ringing with it.

  • It was the second week in September before they heard from them at the bivouac on the Yellowstone.

    Marion's Faith.

    Charles King

British Dictionary definitions for yellowstone



a river rising in N Wyoming and flowing north through Yellowstone National Park, then east to the Missouri. Length: 1080 km (671 miles)
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