tierra fría

plural tierras frías

Definition of tierra fría

: a region or zone of cold climate especially : tropical land of usually above 6000 foot elevation in which the temperature is sharply modified by the elevation

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History and Etymology for tierra fría

Spanish, literally, cold land

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“Tierra fría.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tierra%20fr%C3%ADa. Accessed 29 Oct. 2020.

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