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



BrE BrE//ˈmeɪsə//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈmeɪsə//
(pl. mesas)
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a hill with a flat top and steep sides that is common in the south-west of the US Word Originmid 18th cent.: Spanish, literally ‘table’, from Latin mensa.
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