butte

a flat-topped landscape feature with steep sides that is surrounded on all sides by lower areas

Butte

• (n.) A detached low mountain, or high rising abruptly from the general level of the surrounding plain; -- applied to peculiar elevations in the Rocky Mountain region.
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Butte

noun a town in southwestern Montana; center for mining copper
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Butte

Butte noun [ French See Butt a bound.] A detached low mountain, or high rising abruptly from the general level of the surrounding plain; -- applied to peculiar elevations in the Rocky Mountain region. « The creek . . . passes by two remarkable buttes of red conglomerate. Ru...
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Butte

A butte is an isolated abrupt flat-topped hill found in the west USA.
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Butte

A conspicuous hill with steep sides and a flat top. The top is usually a cap-rock of resistant mater
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butte

A conspicuous, isolated, flattop hill with steep slopes.
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Butte

A narrow flat-topped hill of resistant rock with very steep sides. Probably formerly a mesa.
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Butte

A somewhat isolated hill, usually capped with a resistant layer of rock and bordered by talus. A butte is an erosion remnant of a formerly more extensive slope.
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butte

A steep sided and flat topped hill formed by erosion of flat laying strata where remnants of a resistant layer protect the softer rocks underneath.
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butte

Big Southern Butte, Idaho. Credit: U.S. Bureau of Land Management A small, flat-topped hill formed when erosion dissects a mesa.
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Butte

Butte (byOOt) , city (1990 pop. 33,336), seat of Silver Bow co., SW Mont.; inc. 1879. It is a trade, ranching, and industrial center. Mining dominated the city's life and economy from its establishment in 1862. Copper, as well as zinc, silver, manganese, gold, lead, molybdenum, and arsenic have been...
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Butte

Butte is a soft, white French cheese with a thick white natural mould rind, made from cow's milk.
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butte

butte, an isolated hill with steep sides and a flat top, resulting from the more rapid erosion of the surrounding areas. Buttes are characteristic of the plains of the W United States. See mesa.
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Butte

city, seat (1881) of Silver Bow county, southwestern Montana, U.S., on the western slope of the Continental Divide.[1 related articles]
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Butte

Designation for the mostly on the back carried basket for the grape transport at the vintage, Locally different there are also the names Beschoff, B├╝tte, Hotte, Legel and Logel. The formerly made of wicker or wood and today usually made of zinc sheet or plastic vessel holds about 30 to 40 kilograms of grapes, has a larger diameter at the top and t...
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butte

flat-topped hill surrounded by a steep escarpment from the bottom of which a slope descends to the plain. The term is sometimes used for an elevation ...
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