butte butte  /ˈbjut/


  1. (n) a hill that rises abruptly from the surrounding region; has a flat top and sloping sides
  2. (n) a town in southwestern Montana; center for mining copper


  1. On a butte above New Mexico's Leandro Canyon last week, chilled ob servers fell silent as a voice on the public-address system reached the end of the countdown.
  2. Residents of la butte (the hill) are fiercely proud of their village perched atop the city's highest peak.


  1. Butte wastewater rates to go up

    The Butte City Council discussed a proposal Wednesday that would increase wastewater rates by as much as 40% by 2017.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: KTVM Butte

  2. Butte County Judge Robert Glusman Elected CJA President

    Butte Superior Court Judge Robert A. Glusman was elected president of the California Judges Association yesterday, the group said in a release. Glusman, who becomes CJA’s 82nd president, was elected by the Executive Board, which met in Sacramento.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Metropolitan News-Enterprise

  3. Butte duplex demolished, space being turned into parking lot

    BUTTE - A Butte duplex was demolished because of structure issues and will be turned into a parking lot.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: KXLF Butte

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  1. "We don't know the reason for the requested change to the flight plan," Church said. "We don't know whether weather was a factor in Bozeman. There was no apparent reason given for the change in flight plan from Bozeman to Butte."
    on Mar 22, 2009 By: Doug Church Source: FOXNews

  2. "And I said, 'I want you to listen, I want you to listen close: I'll call you when you're done counting. Now do you understand it?'" Schweitzer told the crowd, according to the recording. "And she's from Butte, she understood exactly."
    on Sep 12, 2008 By: Brian Schweitzer Source: MiamiHerald.com

  3. "I'm already a fan of Red Butte Garden," Carlile said in an interview. "I opened for the Indigo Girls there."
    on Jul 7, 2010 By: Brandi Carlile Source: Salt Lake Tribune

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