Absaroka

noun

Ab·​sa·​ro·​ka ab-ˈsär-ə-kə How to pronounce Absaroka (audio)
plural Absaroka also Absarokas
: crow
used as a self-designation

Examples of Absaroka in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The ranch controls nearly 7.5 miles of the Greybull River (home to Yellowstone cutthroat trout) and has front-row views of the Absaroka Mountain Range. Emma Reynolds, Robb Report, 2 Jan. 2024 At the same time, a 49-year-old hunter was lost and in serious trouble in the Absaroka Range a few dozen miles to the south. Keith McCafferty, Field & Stream, 29 June 2023 And unlike many properties inside the park, the Absaroka is open 365 days a year. Evie Carrick, Travel + Leisure, 23 June 2023

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Word History

Etymology

borrowed from Crow apsâˑroˑke, a self-designation

Note: See note at crow.

First Known Use

1812, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Absaroka was in 1812

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Cite this Entry

“Absaroka.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Absaroka. Accessed 24 Feb. 2024.

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