HyperDic: plateau

English > 1 sense of the word plateau:
NOUNobjectplateau, tablelanda relatively flat highland
plateau > pronunciation
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English > plateau: 1 sense > noun 1, object
MeaningA relatively flat highland.
InstancesArdennesA wooded plateau in the Champagne-Ardenne region of France
Cambrian MountainsA rugged plateau that runs north to south through central Wales
Colorado PlateauA large plateau to the south and west of the Rocky Mountains
Guiana HighlandsA mountainous tableland in northern South America
Laurentian Plateau, Laurentian Highlands, Canadian ShieldA large plateau that occupies more than 40% of the land area of Canada
Llano EstacadoA large semiarid plateau forming the southern part of the Great Plains
Massif CentralA mountainous plateau in southern France that covers almost one sixth of the country
Nejd, NajdA central plateau region of the Arabian Peninsula
Narrowermesa, tableFlat tableland with steep edges
terrace, benchA level shelf of land interrupting a declivity (with steep slopes above and below)
Broaderhighland, uplandElevated (e.g., mountainous) land
Spanishajarafe, aljarafe, altiplanície, altiplano, mesa, meseta
Catalanaltiplà, planell

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