altiplano

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noun al·ti·pla·no \ˌal-ti-ˈplä-(ˌ)nō\

Definition of altiplano

plural

altiplanos

  1. :  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


First Known Use: 1919



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