Definitions

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  • noun Plural form of steppe.

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Examples

  • Present status of birds in steppes and savannas of Northern and Central Argentina.

    Córdoba montane savanna

  • This flat, bare, dry plain, is called the steppes of Tartary.

    Far Off

  • Their ecosystems include semi-natural pastures, such as steppes, dehesas (grasslands with scattered oaks, typical of Portugal and Spain) and mountain pastures.

    Global Environment Outlook (GEO-4)~ Chapter 6

  • Most of the region where the buffaloes range consists of high upland prairies, such as in Asia are called "steppes," and in Mexico and South

    The Boy Hunters

  • "steppes," cold and dry -- there were men inhabiting the caverns on both sides of the Pyrenees.

    More Science From an Easy Chair

  • It's close proximity to western most Shem meant that Argossians, Ophirians, Stygians and the occasional Turanian or Hyrkranian traveling afar from their steppes could be found there.

    Conan Fan Fiction!

  • It's close proximity to western most Shem meant that Argossians, Ophirians, Stygians and the occasional Turanian or Hyrkranian traveling afar from their steppes could be found there.

    Archive 2009-12-01

  • NASA astronaut Mike Fincke, Russian cosmonaut Yury Lonchakov and spaceflight participant Charles Simonyi safely landed their Soyuz spacecraft in the steppes of southern Kazakhstan.

    Wow, What a Photo - NASA Watch

  • Here, in the rocky steppes of the western part of the continent, there was no water, and the coldness leeched into every living thing, through hair, fur, and skin, whether worn or grown.

    More Conan Fan Fiction!

  • Here, in the rocky steppes of the western part of the continent, there was no water, and the coldness leeched into every living thing, through hair, fur, and skin, whether worn or grown.

    Archive 2010-02-01

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