Translation of expanse in Spanish:

expanse

Pronunciation: /ɪkˈspæns/

n

countable or uncountable/numerable o no numerable
  • extensión (feminine) a large expanse of land una gran extensión de terreno the vast expanse of his knowledge la enorme amplitud de sus conocimientos
    More example sentences
    • Here we washed our feet before entering the wide expanse of virgin forest.
    • We travelled by jeep and by foot through the wide expanses of paddy fields where women worked all day in the blistering sunshine with babies tied to their backs.
    • The back roads are very much quieter than those I normally drive over, with much to see, and wide expanses of landscape to admire.

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