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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Butte  \Butte\,  n.  [F.  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.  --Ruxton. 
 
  From  U.S.  Gazetteer  (1990)  [gazetteer]: 
 
  Butte,  AK  (CDP,  FIPS  9710) 
  Location:  61.54247  N,  149.05167  W 
  Population  (1990):  2039  (798  housing  units) 
  Area:  126.1  sq  km  (land),  10.2  sq  km  (water) 
  Zip  code(s):  99645 
  Butte,  MT 
  Zip  code(s):  59750 
  Butte,  ND  (city,  FIPS  11180) 
  Location:  47.83741  N,  100.66592  W 
  Population  (1990):  129  (90  housing  units) 
  Area:  0.7  sq  km  (land),  0.0  sq  km  (water) 
  Zip  code(s):  58723 
  Butte,  NE  (village,  FIPS  7485) 
  Location:  42.91263  N,  98.84795  W 
  Population  (1990):  452  (221  housing  units) 
  Area:  1.1  sq  km  (land),  0.0  sq  km  (water) 
  Zip  code(s):  68722 




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