Example sentences for: squaw

How can you use “squaw” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • A possibly apocryphal story from Herman Oliver's Gold and Cattle Country concerns a local prominence once called Squaw Tit (not all of the pioneers being missionaries); the Geographic Board decided the name was too earthy and, wishing to retain a semblance of the original appellation changed the name to Squaw Butte ; when the map came out with the new name, the final e was unfortunately omitted.

  • Squaw, papoose , and maybe even brave are no longer used, except humorously (Smile when you say that!)

  • There are also downhill skiing areas at Badger Pass near Yosemite and in Squaw Valley near Lake Tahoe.

  • Another Squaw Tit graced the Cascade Range; the U.S.

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