Meaning of “tundra” in the English Dictionary

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"tundra" in British English

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tundranoun [ U ]

uk /ˈtʌn.drə/ us /ˈtʌn.drə/

(part of) the very large area of land in North Asia, North America, and northern Europe where, because it is cold, trees do not grow and ground below the surface is permanently frozen:

Reindeer roam the tundra in large herds.
Few plants grow in tundra regions.

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

"tundra" in American English

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tundranoun [ U ]

us /ˈtʌn·drə/

any of the very large, flat areas of land in northern parts of Asia, North America, and Europe where, because it is cold, trees do not grow and the earth below the surface is permanently frozen

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

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