Savanna sparrow

Related to Savanna sparrow: White throated sparrow
(Zool.) an American sparrow (Ammodramus sandwichensis or Passerculus savanna) of which several varieties are found on grassy plains from Alaska to the Eastern United States.

See also: Savanna

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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