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noun [C] (LAND)
/pleɪn/ ( also plains [plural])
a large area of flat land
the coastal plain
High mountains rise above the plain.
Deserts, prairies and wildernesses
Translations of “plain”
in Spanish punto del derecho…
in Arabic أرْض مُنْبَسِطة, سَهْل…
in Korean 평원…
in Portuguese planície…
in French maille à l’endroit…
in German der Flachstich…
in Catalan plana…
in Japanese 平原, 平野…
in Russian равнина…
in Chinese (Traditional) 土地, 平原…
in Italian pianura…
in Turkish ova…
in Polish równina…
(Definition of plain noun (LAND) from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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