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Teton:

see SiouxSioux
or Dakota,
confederation of Native North American tribes, the dominant group of the Hokan-Siouan linguistic stock, which is divided into several separate branches (see Native American languages).
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Teton

(tētŏn`). 1 River, 143 mi (230 km) long, rising in several branches in the Rocky Mts., NW Mont., and flowing E to the Marias River. Bynum Reservoir, on a tributary, is a unit in the irrigation system of the Teton. 2 River, c.60 mi (100 km) long, rising in W Wyoming, in forks which unite in SE Idaho. The Teton flows N and W to Henrys Fork River, near Rexburg, Idaho. In its early course it runs through Teton Basin, formerly Pierre's Hole; a battle with the Gros Ventres Native Americans was fought (1832) there.
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Turning from the line of his former route, the Teton dragged himself directly towards the margin of the thicket.
A long, and, on the part of the Teton, an anxious and painful silence succeeded, before the deep breathing of the traveller again announced that he was indulging in his slumbers.
It might have been a minute before the Teton chief drew back, and seated himself with the whole of his form without the linen tenement.
When he had effected his object, and had taken an instant to become acquainted with the nature of the localities within the enclosure, the Teton used the precaution to open a way through which he might make a swift retreat.
It was necessary for the Teton to maintain the position he had taken, for many long and weary minutes, in order to make sure that he was no longer watched.
The hand of the wandering Teton passed over the downy coat, the meek countenance, and the slender limbs of the gentle creature, with untiring curiosity; but he finally abandoned the prize, as useless in his predatory expeditions, and offering too little temptation to the appetite.
If my brother says it, it is true; but what men thus trust to the generosity of the Tetons, I cannot tell.
Highway 26/89/191 and Gros Ventre Road and Sagebrush Drive in the southern area of Grand Teton National Park will begin on Monday, April 2.
Victor now has two hotels: the Teton Valley Motel and just beyond the city limits, Teton Springs Lodge, City Administrator Olivia Goodale said.
The Teton Board of County Commissioners (BOCC) approved sending more than $543,000 worth of solid waste fee refunds in the form of checks to owners of vacant land this week.
US-based investment management company Teton Advisors, Inc.
That story, and the accompanying photograph, made their way through a network of biologists in the West and eventually ended up in front of Roger Smith, co-founder of Teton Raptor Center, a nonprofit raptor education, research and rehabilitation facility in Wyoming.