from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- A vast grassland region of central North America extending from the Canadian provinces of Alberta, Saskatchewan, and Manitoba southward to Texas. Much of the area is used for cattle ranching and wheat farming.
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- proper noun The relatively flat
regionof North American grasslandseast of the Rocky Mountains, from Alberta, Saskatchewan, and Manitobain the north, to Texasin the south.
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- noun a vast prairie region extending from Alberta and Saskatchewan and Manitoba in Canada south through the west central United States into Texas; formerly inhabited by Native Americans
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