Pampas

Treeless plains, some 2,000 miles long and from 300 to 500 broad, in South America. They cover an area of 750,000 square miles. It is an Indian word meaning flats or plains.

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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