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  • proper noun US The Great Plains region of North America.

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Examples

  • I've been told that more than 100,000 pioneers crossed the plains in '50; from what I saw myself at Laramie and westward it was just a continuous procession and I would say that was the year the Plains tribes realised for the first time that here was the rising of a white tide that was going to engulf their land-and their life.

    Isabelle

  • I've been told that more than 100,000 pioneers crossed the plains in '50; from what I saw myself at Laramie and westward it was just a continuous procession and I would say that was the year the Plains tribes realised for the first time that here was the rising of a white tide that was going to engulf their land-and their life.

    Flashman and The Redskins

  • I've been told that more than 100,000 pioneers crossed the plains in '50; from what I saw myself at Laramie and westward it was just a continuous procession and I would say that was the year the Plains tribes realised for the first time that here was the rising of a white tide that was going to engulf their land-and their life.

    Flashman And The Redskins

  • The two bands into which the tribe is divided had their origin when a part of the tribe remained for a period on the plains after an annual buffalo hunt, and henceforth were called Kohlkahín, Plains

    The North American Indian

  • PLAINS (AP) - Nineteen cars of a 111-car Montana Rail Link train derailed just west of Plains early Wednesday, spilling ap-proximately 37 tons of soybeans into the Clark Fork River.

    greatfallstribune.com - Local News

  • PLAINS - Montana Rail Link says the railroad tracks that were closed by a derailment near Plains have reopened.

    greatfallstribune.com - Local News

  • The Braro so called by the French engages is an animal of the civit genus and much resembles the common badger. this is an enhabitent of the open plains of the Columbia as they are of those of the Missouri, but are sometimes also found in the woody country. they burrow in the hard Grounds in the Plains with surprising ease and dexterity and will cover themselves in the Ground in a very fiew minits. they have five long fixed nails on each foot; those of the [f] ore feet are much the longest; and one of those on each hind foot is double like those of the beaver. they weigh from 14 to

    Original journals of the Lewis and Clark Expedition, 1804-1806

  • I walked on Shore all this evening with a view to Kill a Goat or Some Prarie Dogs in the evening after the boat landed, I Derected my Servent York with me to kill a Buffalow near the boat from a numbr. then Scattered in the plains, I saw at one view near the river at least 500 Buffalow, those animals have been in view all day feeding in the Plains on the L.S. every Copse of timber appear to have Elk or Deer.

    The Journals of Lewis and Clark, 1804-1806

  • The Braro so called by the French engages is an animal of the Civit genus and much resembles the common badger. this is an enhabitent of the open plains of the Columbia as they are of those of the Missouri, but are Sometimes also found in the woody country. they burrow in the hard Grounds in the Plains with Surprising ease and dexterity and will cover themselves in the Ground in a very fiew minits. they have five long fixed nails on each foot; those of the fore feet are much the longest; and one of those on each hind foot is double like those of the beaver. they weigh from 14 to 20 lbs. the body is reather long in perportion to its thickness. the fore legs remarkably large and muscular and are formed like the turnspit dog. they are Short as also the hind legs. they are broad across the Sholders and breast. the neck

    The Journals of Lewis and Clark, 1804-1806

  • Also the one at Ditch Plains is pretty sweet (they have a great burger as well).

    Downtown Lunch: Urban Lobster Shack | Midtown Lunch: Downtown NYC

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