noun \ˈpam-pə, ˈpäm-\
plural pam·pas \-pəz, -pəs\

Definition of PAMPA

:  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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