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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 ?
Some may gradually become pastoral hordes, like those rude and migratory people, half shepherd, half warrior, who, with their flocks and herds, roam the plains of upper Asia; but others, it is to be apprehended, will become predatory bands, mounted on the fleet steeds of the prairies, with the open plains for their marauding grounds, and the mountains for their retreats and lurking-places.
An analysis of recent census data confirms a perhaps now unalterable population shift on the Great Plains of the United States.