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llano

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noun lla·no \ˈlä-(ˌ)nō, ˈla-\

Definition of llano

plural llanos

  1. :  an open grassy plain in Spanish America or the southwestern United States



Examples of llano in a sentence

  1. <for generations the family has raised cattle on the llanos of the American Southwest>



Origin of llano

Spanish, plain, from Latin planum — more at plain


First Known Use: 1604

Rhymes with llano


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