Examples of prairie in a Sentence
Millions of buffalo once roamed the prairies.
The train tracks extend over miles of prairie.
Recent Examples of prairie from the Web
Raedeke said breeding conditions on the prairies were good for the third straight year.
And while many of those birds, especially snows and Canadas, have over the past three decades shifted their wintering grounds to areas north of Texas, this year should see good numbers find their way to the Texas coastal prairies.
Out the train window, the grid of Chicago gave way to the silos and pale yellow vistas of the prairie.
For nearly a month, a few hundred Nez Perce families—about 750 men, women, and children, including maybe 250 men of fighting age—fought the Army and settlers in the canyons and prairies near the Idaho reservation.
Today, a small fraction of this prairie remains, and what’s left has been splintered in the past decade.
The Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore extends along 15 miles of the shoreline of Lake Michigan, along with 15,000 acres of beach, woods, marshes and prairie in Northwest Indiana.
Houston’s rapid expansion over the years has increased the risk of flooding as wetlands and prairie have been paved over.
But North Dakota is losing its prairie at an alarming rate.
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Origin and Etymology of prairie
First Known Use: circa 1682See Words from the same year
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