Definition of plainsman in English:


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Pronunciation: /ˈpleɪnzmən

noun (plural plainsmen)

A person who lives on a plain, especially a frontiersman who lived on the Great Plains of North America.
More example sentences
  • When I lived among the plainsmen of the Mattah'ri, I was apprenticed for a while to the Mapkeeper.
  • After the cattle were sold and the skin stripped, these rough-and-tumble plainsmen would cook the carcass over an open fire, and thus, it's said, the Argentine passion for grilled beef was born.
  • Cowboys were of course plainsmen - Midwesterners operating from Texas to Kansas to the Dakotas.

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