plateaus

[ pla-toh or, esp. British, plat-oh ]SEE DEFINITION OF plateaus

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Before Trieste itself could be reached these plateaus had to be crossed.

The approach to this is not so abrupt from the north as that to the plateaus themselves.

What are the chief products of mountains, of plateaus, of lowland plains?

So they journeyed on—now in the sunlight of the plateaus, now in the shadows of the forest.

How the cayotes or wolves of these plateaus, and of the Plains, manage to live, it is hard to say.

Upper Normandy is a series of plateaus, not unlike Picardy and Artois.

Plateaus rose from 1500 to more than 2500 meters in altitude.

Thus on mountains and plateaus it is considerably less than in lowlands.

Wheat is raised, to some extent, in the river bottoms, and on the plateaus of the interior.

These plants also are less closely limited to the steppes and plateaus.