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noun as in grassland

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But now the great prairies had all been overgrazed or carved into farms; there was little suitable rangeland left to occupy.

This one was born in Floral, Saskatchewan, on the outskirts of Saskatoon, in the heart of Western Canada's wheat prairies.

The same is true of landscapes—some people complain about the prairies for this reason.

I grew up on the prairies of South Dakota during the years of the Dust Bowl and this book tells our story.

In his life on the prairies, this had never been afforded, so to him it was something new, and something gloriously sweet.

That she was a product of the prairies and a wonderful future was in store for her because of the fact that her work was original.

About sunrise the troop left camp in a body, later spreading fanwise over the prairies.

So we held council of war with Piegan, after which we saddled up and made ready to tackle the soaked prairies.

It really ain't safe for such pilgrims t' be cavortin' over the prairies with all that boodle in their jeans.


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On this page you'll find 8 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to prairies, such as: meadow, pasture, plain, steppe, savanna, and veldt.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.