Meaning of “tall-grass prairie” in the English Dictionary

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"tall-grass prairie" in British English

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tall-grass prairienoun [ C or U ]

uk /ˌtɔːl.ɡrɑːs ˈpreə.ri/ us /ˌtɑːl.ɡræs ˈprer.i/ US

a wide area of flat land in the central part of the US where various types of tall grass grow

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