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Great Plains

geographical name

Definition of Great Plains

  1. elevated plains region W cen United States & W Canada E of Rocky Mountains & chiefly W of 100th meridian extending from NE British Columbia & NW Alberta SE & S to include the Llano Estacado of New Mexico & Texas



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