Definitions of prairie

  1. A meadow or tract of grass; especially, a so called natural meadow. Newage Dictionary DB
  2. A large treeless tract of fertile, level land, especially that in the central United States. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  3. An extensive meadow or tract of land, level or rolling, without trees, and covered with tall coarse grass. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  4. A wide grassy plain. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  5. A tract of treeless land covered with coarse grass. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  6. An extensive tract of flat or rolling land, covered with tall grass, but destitute of trees. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  7. In N. Amer., an open and slightly-undulating grassy plain of vast extent. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

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Usage examples for prairie

  1. The same thing would happen if either of them set foot on the prairie – Dick in the Everglades by A. W. Dimock
  2. " Does not the chief of the Nansemonds remember that, when I had with my breath kindled a fire in the time of a high wind, and was enjoying the glorious prospect of giving the dry prairie to the devouring flame, the men of his nation assembled, and first repelled, and finally extinguished, that flame. – Traditions of the North American Indians, Vol. 3 (of 3) by James Athearn Jones