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prairie

noun [C or U] uk   /ˈpreə.ri/  us   /ˈprer.i/
a wide area of flat land without trees in Canada and the northern US
Translations of “prairie”
in Arabic البَراري…
in Korean 북미의 대초원…
in Malaysian prairi…
in French prairie…
in Turkish step, geniş çayırlık arazi, Kuzey Amerika'daki geniş stepler…
in Italian prateria…
in Chinese (Traditional) (加拿大和美國北部的)大草原…
in Russian прерия…
in Polish preria…
in Vietnamese đồng cỏ…
in Spanish pradera, llanura…
in Portuguese pradaria…
in Thai ทุ่งหญ้า…
in German die Prärie…
in Catalan praderia…
in Japanese (北米の)大草原, プレーリー…
in Indonesian padang rumput…
in Chinese (Simplified) (加拿大和美国北部的)大草原…
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