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pampa

Translation of pampa in English:

nombre femenino/feminine noun

  • pampa, pampas (plural) la pampa argentina the Argentinian Pampas en pampa (Chile) [familiar/colloquial] (sin ropa) without a stitch on [familiar/colloquial] (sin dinero) without a bean [familiar/colloquial] quedar(se) en pampa y la vía (Río de la Plata/River Plate area) to be cleaned out [familiar/colloquial]

    Compounds

    pampa húmeda

    • humid pampas (plural)

    pampa salitrera

    • [ region of nitrate deposits in northern Chile ]

    pampa seca

    • arid pampas (plural)

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