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 (lä′nō, yä′-)
n. pl. lla·nos
A large, grassy, almost treeless plain, especially one in Latin America.

[Spanish, plain, from Latin plānum, from neuter of plānus, level; see pelə- in Indo-European roots.]


(ˈlɑːnəʊ; Spanish ˈʎano)
n, pl -nos (-nəʊz; Spanish -nɔs)
(Physical Geography) an extensive grassy treeless plain, esp in South America
[C17: Spanish, from Latin plānum level ground]


(ˈlɑ noʊ, ˈyɑ-)

n., pl. -nos. (in the southwestern U.S. and Spanish America)
an extensive grassy plain with few trees.
[1605–15; < Sp: a plain < Latin plānus plain1]


A large area of usually treeless, grassy plain in South America.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.llano - an extensive grassy and nearly treeless plain (especially in Latin America)
Latin America - the parts of North America and South America to the south of the United States where Romance languages are spoken
champaign, plain, field - extensive tract of level open land; "they emerged from the woods onto a vast open plain"; "he longed for the fields of his youth"
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The 57th annual meeting of the Southwestern Association of Naturalists will be held 22-24 April 2010 in Junction, Texas, at Texas Tech's Llano River Field Station.
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perforata, that Llano had found on Santa Rosa Island in Florida.
Aday and Gennaro (1973) reported no specimens from the grasslands of the Llano Estacado in eastern New Mexico, but provided a record from the western escarpment of the plain in Chaves County.
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The eastern mole, Scalopus aquaticus, has been reported as common at some locations along the Canadian River, the breaks of which form the northern boundary of the Llano Estacado, and its tributaries in the northern Texas Panhandle (Jones et al.
SALT LAKE CITY -- Cymphonix has announced that Llano Independent School District in Llano, Texas, has integrated the Cymphonix Network Composer DC30X to provide superior content filtering, bandwidth prioritization and track individual user Internet activities within its district.
La reunion anual 57 de la Southwestern Association of Naturalists se llevara a cabo del 22 a 24 de abril del 2010 en junction, Texas, en la Estacion Biologica Rio Llano de la Universidad de Texas Tech.

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