the pampas

noun

: large, flat, grassy areas of land in South America
cattle roaming the pampas

Examples of the pampas in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Outside the city, on the broad and dusty plain of the pampas, is the landscape that provides the country its power. Noah Gallagher Shannon, New York Times, 5 Oct. 2022 Gauchos, the cowboys of the pampas, have long been celebrated figures known for their horsemanship, skilled cattle work, bravery, and swagger. Christine Chitnis, Condé Nast Traveler, 30 Mar. 2023

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“The pampas.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/the%20pampas. Accessed 15 Jul. 2024.

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