Plain of


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Plain of

 (plān) or Plains of (plānz)
For names of actual plains, see the specific element of the name; for example, Esdraelon, Plain of; Abraham, Plains of.
References in classic literature ?
Cautiously I crept up the stairway to the tunnel's end, and peering out saw the broad plain of Phutra before me.
Rank grass, waist high, grows upon the plain of Phutra--the gorgeous flowering grass of the inner world, each particular blade of which is tipped with a tiny, five-pointed blossom--brilliant little stars of varying colors that twinkle in the green foliage to add still another charm to the weird, yet lovely, land-scape.
Tabor stands solitary and alone, a giant sentinel above the Plain of Esdraelon.
The plain of Esdraelon--"the battle-field of the nations"--only sets one to dreaming of Joshua, and Benhadad, and Saul, and Gideon; Tamerlane, Tancred, Coeur de Lion, and Saladin; the warrior Kings of Persia, Egypt's heroes, and Napoleon--for they all fought here.