tierra templada

noun
tierra tem·​pla·​da | \ -temˈplädə \
plural tierras templadas

Definition of tierra templada

: a region or zone of temperate climate especially : tropical land of usually from 2000 to 6000 foot elevation in which the temperature is modified by the elevation

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History and Etymology for tierra templada

Spanish, literally, temperate land

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“Tierra templada.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tierra%20templada. Accessed 15 Jan. 2021.

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