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  • noun The extensive plains of South America south of the Amazon.

Etymologies

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From (plural of) American Spanish pampa, from Quechua pampa ("land, ground").

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  • as in MAINLY ON THE PAMPAS , a phrase which I have shamelessly appropriated for my new blogname. Same blog, shameless name-change; apparently I couldn't resist.

    August 14, 2008