llano

noun
lla·​no | \ ˈlä-(ˌ)nō How to pronounce llano (audio) , ˈla- How to pronounce llano (audio) \
plural llanos

Definition of llano

: an open grassy plain in Spanish America or the southwestern U.S.

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Examples of llano in a Sentence

for generations the family has raised cattle on the llanos of the American Southwest

First Known Use of llano

1604, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for llano

Spanish, plain, from Latin planum — more at plain entry 2

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The first known use of llano was in 1604

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