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Montana
n 蒙大拿

Like many visitors to southern Montana
adjacent
adj 毗連的,鄰接的,前後相接的,鄰近的

The region of the state
adjacent to Yellowstone National Park
marvel
n 對...感到驚奇,
v 驚奇的事物

Mr. Clement marveled at
the vast wilderness of
the West.
prairie
n 牧場,大草原

The terrain was all wild prairie,
with mountains surrounding it.
binocular
n 雙筒望遠鏡;雙目顯微鏡
adj 雙眼的;雙眼用的

Then, binoculars, they glimpsed
a small group of buffalo
on the plains in front of
them.
glimpse
n 瞥見,一瞥;模糊的感覺;微露;少許[(+of)];微光,閃光

v 瞥見,一瞥,看一眼

They glimpsed a small group
of buffalo on the plains
in front of them,

grazing in the tall sagebrush.
sagebrush
n 蒿屬植物(美國西部產)

They glimpsed a small group
of buffalo on the plains
in front of them,

grazing in the tall sagebrush.
ravine
n 溝壑,深谷

The Clements began to follow
the buffalo, slowly moving
through a series of ravines,

which concealed them from
the animals.
conceal
vt 隱蔽,隱藏;隱瞞[(+from)][+wh-]

The Clements began to follow
the buffalo, slowly moving
through a series of ravines,

which concealed them from
the animals.
pop
v (意外地,突然地)出現,發生[Q];
(突然地,迅速地)行動,來,去[Q];

使發出砰(或啪)的響聲;使砰(或啪)的一聲爆裂

n 【英】【俚】典當,抵押[U],
 【美】【俚】嘗試,努力[C],

砰的一聲,啪的一聲[C];槍擊;槍[C];
【口】(汽水,啤酒等)含氣飲料[U]

We popped up out of a ravine.
bison
n 北美野牛

But westward expansion of
the United States

and an insatiable demand f
or bison hides led to
large-scale buffalo massacres.
seance
n 會議,降神會

Indians revered the animal,
praising
its spirit in dances and seances

and building their culture around buffalo.
insatiable
adj 永不滿足,貪得無厭

But westward expansion of
the United States

and an insatiable demand f
or bison hides led to
large-scale buffalo massacres.
rancher
n 牧場經營者,牧場工人

Montana's cattle ranchers worry that
the wandering buffalo could spread

brucellosis, a disease that causes cows
to abort.
brucellosis
n 布魯氏桿菌病

Montana's cattle ranchers worry that
the wandering buffalo could spread

brucellosis, a disease that causes cows
to abort.
dumbfounded
adj 驚嚇的,目瞪口呆的

The few winners seemed
dumbfounded at their good fortune.
drawn
(draw的過去分詞);草擬;制定
推斷出;作出;形成

n 平局,平手,吸引人的事物(或人);
精彩節目;【美】抽煙;拉,曳,拔取

The community of hunters
drawn for this year's hunt
studied the past.
scour...up

scour
vt 搜索

v 急速穿過;走遍(某地)搜索[(+for)];
追尋[(+for/after)]

Other hunters have scoured
the Internet for research on
Indian buffalo hunts.
sneak
n 偷窺,偷偷摸摸的人,鬼鬼祟祟的人;
【英】【俚】告密者;不告而別;
偷偷摸摸的勾當

v 偷偷地走,溜;偷偷地躲避;狡猾地逃避;
【英】【俚】向老師打小報告[(+on)];
【口】偷竊,偷偷取得

Other hunters have scoured
the Internet for research on
Indian buffalo hunts,

or studied ways to
sneak up on bison.
herd
n 畜群;牧群[C][G];(常用以構成複合詞)放牧人[C]

v 放牧,把...趕在一起[O]

In recent decades, one of
the last wild buffalo herds
in North America,
has been restored.
restore
vt 恢復,使復原[(+to)],使恢復健康,
修復,整修;修補(受損文物等);
歸還,交還[(+to)];使復位,使復職[(+to)]

In recent decades, one of
the last wild buffalo herds
in North America, has been restored.