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pampa

play
noun pam·pa \ˈpam-pə, ˈpäm-\

Definition of pampa

plural pam·pas play \-pəz, -pəs\

  1. :  an extensive generally grass-covered plain of temperate South America east of the Andes :  prairie



Examples of pampa

  1. <a folktale about gauchos on the pampas>



Origin of pampa

American Spanish, from Quechua


First Known Use: 1704



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