altiplano

noun
al·​ti·​pla·​no | \ ˌal-ti-ˈplä-(ˌ)nō \
plural altiplanos

Definition of altiplano

: a high plateau or plain : tableland

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Synonyms for altiplano

Synonyms

mesa, plateau, table, tableland

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Examples of altiplano in a Sentence

a cold wind from the Andes swept across the altiplano

First Known Use of altiplano

1919, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for altiplano

American Spanish, from Latin altus + planum plain

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The first known use of altiplano was in 1919

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