Great Plains
geographical name elevated plains region W central United States & W Canada E of Rocky Mountains & chiefly W of 100th meridian extending from NE British Columbia & NW Alberta SE & S to include the Llano Estacado of New Mexico & Texas

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Great Plains — the Great Plains a large area of flat, high land in the western central US …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Great Plains — sloping region of valleys & plains in WC North America, extending from Tex. north to S Alberta, Canada, & stretching east from the base of the Rocky Mountains for c. 400 mi (644 km) …   English World dictionary

  • Great Plains — Great′ Plains′ n. geg a semiarid region E of the Rocky Mountains, in the U.S. and Canada …   From formal English to slang

  • Great Plains — For other uses, see Great Plains (disambiguation). Coordinates: 37°N 97°W / 37°N 97°W / 37; 97 …   Wikipedia

  • Great Plains — a semiarid region E of the Rocky Mountains, in the U.S. and Canada. * * * Continental slope of central North America. It stretches from the Rio Grande at the U.S. Mexico border in the south to the Mackenzie River delta along the Arctic Ocean in… …   Universalium

  • Great Plains — Die Great Plains (engl. „Große Ebenen“) sind ein trockenes Gebiet östlich der Rocky Mountains in Nordamerika. Sie reichen von den kanadischen Provinzen Alberta, Saskatchewan und Manitoba im Norden bis nach Südtexas. Nördlich werden die Great… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Great Plains — I Great Plains   (Microsoft Great Plains), neue Software Palette von Microsoft mit Geschäftsprogrammen für kleine und mittlere Unternehmen. Microsoft hat die Firma Great Plains, einen der führenden Anbieter von Business Management Lösungen, im… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Great Plains — noun a vast prairie region extending from Alberta and Saskatchewan and Manitoba in Canada south through the west central United States into Texas; formerly inhabited by Native Americans • Syn: ↑Great Plains of North America • Instance Hypernyms:… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Great Plains — plains and prairies of Canada and the United States east of the Rockies …   Eponyms, nicknames, and geographical games

  • Great Plains — noun The relatively flat region of North American grasslands east of the Rocky Mountains, from Alberta, Saskatchewan, and Manitoba in the north, to Texas in the south. Syn …   Wiktionary

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