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A vast grassland region of central North America extending from the Canadian provinces of Alberta, Saskatchewan, and Manitoba southward to Texas. Much of the area is used for cattle ranching and wheat farming.
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(Placename) a vast region of North America east of the Rocky Mountains, extending from the lowlands of the Mackenzie River (Canada), south to the Big Bend of the Rio Grande
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a semiarid region E of the Rocky Mountains, in the U.S. and Canada.
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|Noun||1.||Great Plains - 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|
dust bowl - a region subject to dust storms; especially the central region of United States subject to dust storms in the 1930s
Llano Estacado - a large semiarid plateau forming the southern part of the Great Plains
North America - a continent (the third largest) in the western hemisphere connected to South America by the Isthmus of Panama
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