Wichitas

Definitions

  • We are friends. Wichita
    We are friends. Wichita
  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • prop. n. pl Wichitas (Ethnol) A tribe of Indians native of the region between the Arkansas and Red rivers. They are related to the Pawnees. See Pawnees.
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Talk, talking. Wichita Talk, talking. Wichita
A long time. Wichita A long time. Wichita
Done, finished. Wichita Done, finished. Wichita
Cut down. Wichita Cut down. Wichita
Wagon. Wichita Wagon. Wichita
Load upon. Wichita Load upon. Wichita

Usage

In literature:

At the time of report he had succeeded in obtaining damages in Wichita, Kansas, for a supposed fracture.
"Anomalies and Curiosities of Medicine" by George M. Gould
They came from Wichita, and have been in prison almost fifteen years.
"The Twin Hells" by John N. Reynolds
An agent at Wichita picked out Cecil's farm for him and sent the deeds over to England before Cecil left.
"The Shape of Fear" by Elia W. Peattie
If I remember rightly, there's a local trail comes in from the south of the Wichita River, and joins the Chisholm just ahead.
"The Outlet" by Andy Adams
Willock was approaching the Wichita Mountains from their southwestern extremity.
"Lahoma" by John Breckinridge Ellis
Wichita, Coffeyville, and other towns of lower Kansas in turn made bids for prominence as cattle marts.
"The Passing of the Frontier" by Emerson Hough
The passage of the Act of January 24, 1905, creating the Wichita Game Preserves, the first of the National game preserves.
"Theodore Roosevelt" by Theodore Roosevelt
The Indians were in all probability the Wichitas.
"Introductory American History" by Henry Eldridge Bourne
When a Wichita dies the town-crier goes up and down through the village and announces the fact.
"A further contribution to the study of the mortuary customs of the North American Indians" by H. C. Yarrow
The capital is Topeka (31), and the largest other towns Kansas City (38) and Wichita (23).
"The Nuttall Encyclopaedia" by Edited by Rev. James Wood
Wichita Agency, L.D., December 15, 1861.
"The American Indian as Participant in the Civil War" by Annie Heloise Abel
Archie Glenn, now conspicuous in building up the University at Wichita.
"Personal Recollections of Pardee Butler" by Pardee Butler
Eight were sent to the Wichita Range, of which five arrived alive.
"Our Vanishing Wild Life" by William T. Hornaday
He's foggin' along to'rds ther Wichita Mountains as fast as he kin go.
"Ted Strong's Motor Car" by Edward C. Taylor
The reservation hereby established shall be known as the Wichita Forest Reserve.
"Messages and Papers of William McKinley V.2." by William McKinley
FOULSTON, S.L., Wichita, 91st Div.
"The Story of The American Legion" by George Seay Wheat
It was from Uncle Ed and contained a photograph of a group of Wichita Indians building a large grass lodge.
"The Scientific American Boy" by A. Russell (Alexander Russell) Bond
Comanche, 1,598 on the Kiowa, Comanche and Wichita Reservation, Indian Territory.
"Indian Linguistic Families Of America, North Of Mexico" by John Wesley Powell
Course she did n't know nothin' 'bout the squaw, an' the Injuns was all huntin' down in the Wichitas.
"Molly McDonald" by Randall Parrish
You know what would happen if they should catch you and spirit you off as Shan Rhue did in the Wichita Mountains.
"Ted Strong in Montana" by Edward C. Taylor
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In news:

Wichita hospitals don't foresee Medicare-related penalties.
The 21st Annual Wichita Frostbite Regatta on the Little Arkansas River in Riverside.
Owners hope Wichita Guitar Works becomes musical gathering place .
Updated Friday, Oct 26, 2012, at 10:16 p.m. Members of the Wichita Paranormal Research Society have recorded strange voices inside the home of Wichita Eagle founder Marshall Murdock.
Prior to living in Arizona, Tony spent several years working as a photojournalist for KAUZ in Wichita Falls Texas.
Published Thursday, Sep 27, 2012, at 5:46 p.m. Mike Hutmacher/The Wichita Eagle Buy this photo.
Published Sunday, Oct 14, 2012, at 7:13 a.m. Wichita Grand Opera has put single tickets on sale for its new season, and it also has named the guest stars that will be performing in each show.
Photo by Torin Halsey/Times Record News John Burrus, Wichita Falls director of aviation, traffic and transportation, speaks during Tuesday morning's groundbreaking ceremony at the site of the new Wichita Falls Travel Center on Scott Street.
Published Tuesday, Nov 13, 2012, at 4:05 a.m. Republican strategist Karl Rove heads to Wichita later this month to address the 100th annual convention of the Kansas Livestock Association.
(AP) _ Republican strategist Karl Rove heads to Wichita later this month to address the 100th annual convention of the Kansas Livestock Association.
He was coaching at Wichita South at the time.
Sanders suited up for Wichita North.
Updated Tuesday, Oct 16, 2012, at 9:32 a.m. Fernando Salazar/The Wichita Eagle Buy this photo.
Olympic oak tree dedicated at Wichita State University.
A dedication ceremony for the Olympic oak tree was held Friday morning at Wichita State University.
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In science:

The authors thank CONACYT and FAI for travel and support grants, Wichita State University and Universidad Aut´onoma de San Luis Potos´ı for hospitality during the progress of this work, and J.
Generalized Sprays and Nonlinear Connections
Work is already under progress in this field, both in the Tucson group and in the Lyon-Wichita group, and promises more exciting results in the near future.
Theory of low-mass stars, brown dwarfs and extra-solar giant planets
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