AskDefine | Define llano

Dictionary Definition

llano n : an extensive grassy and nearly treeless plain (especially in Latin America)

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English

Etymology

From llano.

Pronunciation

  • /ˈlɑːnəʊ/, /ˈlænəʊ/, /ˈjænəʊ/

Noun

  1. A plain or steppe in parts of Latin America.
    • 2006, Thomas Pynchon, Against the Day, Vintage 2007, p. 442:
      “For this,” said El Espinero, with an economical slide of his hand indicating all the visible circumference of the cruel llano.

Spanish

Etymology

planus.

Pronunciation

/ˈʎano/

Noun

  1. plain

See also

Extensive Definition

Llano may refer to:
llano in Spanish: Llano

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

alkali flat, alluvial plain, basin, bottomland, bushveld, campo, champaign, champaign country, coastal plain, delta, desert, down, downs, fell, flat, flat country, flatland, flats, grass, grass veld, grassland, grazing, haugh, haughland, heath, lande, lea, level, lowland, lowlands, lunar mare, mare, mead, meadow, meadow land, mesa, mesilla, moor, moorland, open country, pampa, pampas, park, pasturage, pasture, pasture land, peneplain, plain, plains, plateau, playa, prairie, range, salt flat, salt marsh, salt pan, savanna, sebkha, steppe, steppeland, swale, table, tableland, tree veld, tundra, upland, vega, veld, weald, wide-open spaces, wold
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