Cripple Creek

geographical name
Crip·​ple Creek | \ ˈkri-pəl How to pronounce Cripple Creek (audio) \

Definition of Cripple Creek

city southwest of Colorado Springs in central Colorado that developed as a gold-mining boomtown in the late 19th century population 1189

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