Definition of pampas noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

pampas

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˈpæmpəs//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈpæmpəs//
 
, also NAmE//ˈpæmpəz//
 
(also the pampas)[singular + singular or plural verb]
 
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the large area of land in S America that has few trees and is covered in grass The novel depicts life on the Argentine pampas. Word Origin early 18th cent.: via Spanish from Quechua pampa ‘plain’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: pampas

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