Pampas

geographical name
Pam·​pas | \ ˈpam-pəz How to pronounce Pampas (audio) , ˈpäm-, -pəs\

Definition of Pampas

extensive lowland plains of South America extending across east-central Argentina from the Atlantic Ocean and often regarded as including Uruguay and the southern tip of Brazil

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pampas

noun plural
pam·​pas | \ ˈpam-pəz\

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: wide treeless plains of South America

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