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Cheyenne   /ʃaɪˈɛn/   Listen
Cheyenne

noun
1.
The capital and largest city of Wyoming; located in the southeastern corner of the state.  Synonym: capital of Wyoming.
2.
The Algonquian language spoken by the Cheyenne.
3.
A member of a North American Indian people living on the western plains (now living in Oklahoma and Montana).






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"Cheyenne" Quotes from Famous Books



... two hours at Cheyenne and former U. S. Senator Joseph M. Carey and his wife, staunch suffragists and old friends of Miss Anthony, took her for a drive while the officers and delegates walked about the pleasant little city and went to see the handsome State House. Miss Blackwell wrote of the occasion: "Everything ...
— The History of Woman Suffrage, Volume V • Ida Husted Harper

... Sneed the new chairman proposed that the convention should meet at Cheyenne Wyoming. The suggestion however was according ...
— The Century Handbook of Writing • Garland Greever

... feeling which found vent in still more indiscriminate retaliation. The first year I was on the Little Missouri some Sioux bucks ran off all the horses of a buffalo-hunter's outfit. One of the buffalo-hunters tried to get even by stealing the horses of a Cheyenne hunting party, and when pursued made for a cow camp, with, as a result, a long-range skirmish between the cowboys and the Cheyennes. One of the latter was wounded; but this particular wounded man seemed to have more sense than the ...
— Theodore Roosevelt - An Autobiography by Theodore Roosevelt • Theodore Roosevelt

... lay to the north of the Big Cheyenne, and the son was familiar with every foot of the ground, having traversed it many a time, not only on his visits to the fort, but in the numerous hunting excursions of which he was so fond. He could have made the journey by night, when no moon ...
— The Young Ranchers - or Fighting the Sioux • Edward S. Ellis

... I find is not infallible. One time I found myself feeling the next day as though I might be 138 years old, but on investigation we found that the wine was extremely new, having been made at a drug store in Cheyenne that same day. ...
— Remarks • Bill Nye



Words linked to "Cheyenne" :   capital of Wyoming, Algonquian, WY, Plains Indian, Algonquin, Algonquian language, Buffalo Indian, state capital, Equality State, Wyoming



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