Billings

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Bil·lings

geographical name \ˈbi-liŋz\

Definition of BILLINGS

city S cen Montana pop 104,170

Billings

geographical name    (Concise Encyclopedia)

City (pop., 2000: 89,847), south-central Montana, U.S. Originally settled on the Yellowstone River in 1877 as Coulson, Billings was renamed in 1882 in honour of Frederick Billings, president of the Northern Pacific Railway Company. It is now a trading and shipping point for wool, livestock, and agriculture. Nearby Pictograph Cave State Monument has prehistoric artifacts.

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