(place) River in the NW U.S., flowing from NE Wyo. into the Missouri in N.Dak.: 560 mi (901 km)
Little-missouri Sentence Examples
In 1884, partly because his political life seemed at least for the immediate present to be at an end, partly on account of the freedom and activity of out-of-door life, he bought two cattle ranches near Medora on the Little Missouri river in North Dakota, where he lived for two years, becoming intimately associated with the life and spirit of the western portion of the United States.
The highest point in the state, about 3500 ft., is in the southern part of Bowman county, east of the Little Missouri river.
Cottonwoods flourish along the Little Missouri river, and in sheltered ravines grow stunted junipers and cedars, which seldom rise above the crest of some protecting bluff.