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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. An extensive treeless grassland area, as found in southern South America.

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  • n. Singular form of pampas.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A plain. See pampas.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A vast treeless plain such as characterizes the region lying south of the forest-covered belt of the Amazon valley, especially in the Argentine Republic: so called in the southern part of South America.

Etymologies

American Spanish, from Quechua, flat field.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)

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