altiplano

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

Definition of altiplano 

: a high plateau or plain : tableland

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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