Meaning of “prairie” in the English Dictionary

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"prairie" in British English

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prairienoun [ C or U ]

uk /ˈpreə.ri/ us /ˈprer.i/

a wide area of flat land without trees in Canada and the northern US

(Definition of “prairie” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"prairie" in American English

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prairienoun

us /ˈpreər·i/

a wide area of flat land, covered with grass, esp. a large area in central North America that was originally covered by grass and is now mainly farming land

(Definition of “prairie” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)