Definition of prairie noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    prairie

     noun
    noun
    NAmE//ˈprɛri//
     
    [countable, uncountable]
     
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  1. 1a flat wide area of land in N. America, without many trees and originally covered with grass
  2. 2the Prairies the Canadian provinces (= government divisions) of Manitoba, Saskatchewan, and Alberta
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