malpais

noun
mal·pa·is | \ ˌmälpäˈēs \
plural -es

Definition of malpais 

1 Southwest : rough country underlain by dark especially basaltic lava : badlands

2 Southwest : basaltic lava

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History and Etymology for malpais

Spanish mal país bad country

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