altiplano

noun al·ti·pla·no \ ˌal-ti-ˈplä-(ˌ)nō \

Definition of altiplano

plural altiplanos
: a high plateau or plain : tableland

Examples of altiplano in a Sentence

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

Origin and Etymology of altiplano

American Spanish, from Latin altus + planum plain

altiplano Synonyms

Synonyms
plateau, mesa, table, tableland
Related Words
butte, dome, height, highland, upland; karoo (or karroo), puna


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