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


One great bug bear of the prairies was formerly the scarcity of timber.

The History of PeruHenry S. Beebe

For on the prairies the air is so clear that people and things look much nearer than they really are.

The South, indeed, had little direct interest in the peopling of the Western prairies by independent yeomen, native or foreign.

Stephen A. DouglasAllen Johnson

Some are cone-shaped with rocky bottoms, some have broadly developed flat bottoms and are known as prairies.

Buffaloes were grazing in the prairies, and the cries of the wild geese were heard on all sides.

This was the life in store for the boys and girls who went out on the prairies to seek a home in the early days of this country.

In summer they can easily do this, but in winter they subsist on the dry grass standing on the hills and prairies.

If this thing should really get into the papers in America, it would spread like fire in the prairies.

Homeward BoundJames Fenimore Cooper

The alluvial deposit from primeval lakes contributed to fatten the soil of other parts of the prairies.

The Frontier in American HistoryFrederick Jackson Turner

My first experience with this class was on the Western prairies, just before the Winnipeg strike.

The Affable StrangerPeter McArthur


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