buttes

All Noun
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  • The community is named for a group of four large buttes to its west.
  • Nothing is moving here but the snow and those two black buttes out there. Cited from The Rim of the Desert, by Ada Woodruff Anderson
  • It is situated among great red buttes, and there is a blue lake back of the house. Cited from Letters of a Woman Homesteader, by Elinore Pruitt Stewart
  • On either side only a few of the buttes were still visible. Cited from Ranson's Folly, by Richard Harding Davis
  • When his party reached the Buttes, one of them went up on top of the hill to watch. Cited from Blackfoot Lodge Tales, by George Bird Grinnell
  • Early visitors named many of the large buttes after ancient gods.
  • Presently we crossed the creek and headed our course due north toward the desert and the buttes. Cited from Letters of a Woman Homesteader, by Elinore Pruitt Stewart
  • Daylight of the day I would tell about found us just at the edge of the little buttes. Cited from The Land of Footprints, by Stewart Edward White #4
  • And those buttes over there used to be volcanoes, before they laid off the job. Cited from Partners of Chance, by Henry Herbert Knibbs
  • I never have told her about those buttes. Cited from The Rim of the Desert, by Ada Woodruff Anderson
  • Then, when you get things fixed, wire me one word to Twin Buttes. Cited from The Honorable Senator Sage-Brush, by Francis Lynde
  • We spent the night at the Buffalo Buttes and returned to camp the next day. Cited from The Extermination of the American Bison, by William T. Hornaday
  • Then they went hunting, and Old Man led them on the high buttes, where it was very cold. Cited from Blackfoot Lodge Tales, by George Bird Grinnell
  • Starting after dinner, we pass some beautiful buttes on the left, many of which are very symmetrical. Cited from Canyons of the Colorado, by J. W. Powell
  • On the walls, and back many miles into the country, numbers of monument-shaped buttes are observed. Cited from Canyons of the Colorado, by J. W. Powell
  • It is one of the many buttes in the Great Falls region.
  • Opposite the cabin, across the river, rose the buttes that met her eyes always when she came to the cabin door. Cited from The Two-Gun Man, by Charles Alden Seltzer
  • About sundown he decided to camp under some high buttes. Cited from The Story of Paul Boyton, by Paul Boyton
  • The highway's maintenance is served by Two Buttes, the only town on its route.
  • Butte was named from the small hills, or buttes, near the town site.
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Root form of buttes is butt for verb and butte for noun.

Words starting with buttes

Meaning of buttes

  • noun A hill that rises abruptly from the surrounding region; has a flat top and sloping sides
  • noun A town in southwestern montana; center for mining copper
  • verb To strike, thrust or shove against
    He butted his sister out of the way, The goat butted the hiker with his horns
  • verb Place end to end without overlapping
    The frames must be butted at the joints