HyperDic: great_plains

English > 1 sense of the expression Great Plains:
NOUNobjectGreat Plains, Great Plains of North Americaa vast prairie region extending from Alberta and Saskatchewan and Manitoba in Canada south through the west central United States into Texas
English > Great Plains: 1 sense > noun 1, object
MeaningA 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.
SynonymGreat Plains of North America
Instance ofprairieA treeless grassy plain
Part ofNorth AmericaA continent (the third largest) in the western hemisphere connected to South America by the Isthmus of Panama
PartsLlano EstacadoA large semiarid plateau forming the southern part of the Great Plains
dust bowlA region subject to dust storms
SpanishGrandes Llanuras, Great Plains
CatalanGrans Planes

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