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llano

Syllabification: lla·no
Pronunciation: /ˈlänō, ˈyä-
 
/

Definition of llano in English:

noun (plural llanos)

(In South America) a treeless grassy plain.
Example sentences
  • 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.

Origin

Spanish, from Latin planum 'plain'.

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