Definition of steppe in English:
A large area of flat unforested grassland in SE Europe or Siberia.
- By the mid-sixteenth century Crimea, the southern Russian steppes, the Kazakh steppes, and western Siberia had come under Islamic law.
- With these they are able to dramatise plains, prairies, steppes and meadows.
- From the borders of Europe to the frozen steppes of Siberia and the Pacific coastline of Vladivostok, Russia is still geographically a powerful presence despite having shed its Soviet-era neighbours.
Late 17th century: from Russian stepʹ.
Words that rhyme with steppecep, Dieppe, hep, misstep, outstep, pep, prep, rep, schlepp, skep, step, strep
Definition of steppe in:
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