altiplano


al·ti·pla·no

noun \ˌal-ti-ˈplä-(ˌ)nō\
plural al·ti·pla·nos

Definition of ALTIPLANO

:  a high plateau or plain :  tableland

Examples of ALTIPLANO

  1. <a cold wind from the Andes swept across the altiplano>

Origin of ALTIPLANO

American Spanish, from Latin altus + planum plain
First Known Use: 1919

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