Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun An extensive treeless grassland area of South America south of the Amazon River.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun 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.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun A plain. See pampas.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun Singular form of pampas.

Etymologies

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

[American Spanish, from Quechua, flat field.]

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