noun (plural llanos)
(In South America) a treeless grassy plain.
- To find the snakes, he wades - barefoot - in the knee-deep water of the Venezuelan llanos, the lowland savannah that is flooded each year during rainy season.
- In general, Venezuela is usually divided into four major environmental regions: the coastal zone, the Andean mountain range, the llanos, and the Guiana Highlands.
- On a July morning in the llanos, or savannas, of Venezuela, the air is muggy and thick with mosquitoes.
Spanish, from Latin planum 'plain'.
Words that rhyme with llanoAmericano, Arno, boliviano, Bolzano, Carnot, chicano, guano, Kano, Locarno, Lugano, Marciano, Marrano, meccano, oregano, Pisano, poblano, Romano, siciliano, soprano, Sukarno
For editors and proofreaders
Line breaks: llano
What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?
Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.