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

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR SAVANNAS

It was a wilderness, he says, with savannas of palm-trees, inhabited by savages.

The camp field was the largest of the savannas or natural clearings.

My soul flits away into the virgin forests and to the savannas.

These animals are plentiful upon the savannas of South America, and they feast upon the bodies of dead cattle.

We lose nothing, for this region is but an assemblage of savannas and stunted woods, which lie for months under water.

The country was diversified with hills and dales, savannas, and vast cane-meadows, and watered by innumerable rivulets and brooks.

Nevertheless, Smilisca baudini was calling from two ponds on the savannas near La Libertad.

A fierce rush of Spaniards beat them away from the hospital, and drove them out of the town "into the Savannas or open fields."

Nebraska, Kansas, and Arizona he knows as well as the savannas of his native blue-grass country.

Such conditions would have been available as selective stimuli in high-latitude forests and savannas of interglacial periods.