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A vast semiarid grass-covered plain, as found in southeast Europe, Siberia, and central North America.
[German, from Russian step'.]
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[C17: from Old Russian step lowland]
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014
1. an extensive plain, esp. one without trees.
2. The Steppes, the vast grasslands in the S and E European and W and SW Asian parts of Russia.
[1665–75; < Russian step' or Ukrainian step]
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A vast, semiarid, grassy plain, as found in southeast Europe, Siberia, and central North America.
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An extenive flat area of grassland, especially the semiarid plains of eastern Europe.
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|Noun||1.||steppe - extensive plain without trees (associated with eastern Russia and Siberia)|
Russia, Soviet Union, Union of Soviet Socialist Republics, USSR - a former communist country in eastern Europe and northern Asia; established in 1922; included Russia and 14 other soviet socialist republics (Ukraine and Byelorussia and others); officially dissolved 31 December 1991
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steppe[step] N (also steppes) → estepa f
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005
steppe[ˈstɛp] n → steppe fstepping stone n
(lit) → pierre f de gué
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005
n → Steppe f
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007
steppe[stɛp] n → steppa
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
a dry, grassy plain, as in the south-east of Europe and in Asia. steppe سَهْب степ estepe step die Steppe steppe στέπα stepp استپ؛علفزار بي درخت aro steppeערבה स्तेपी, घास का मैदान stepa, pusta sztyepp padang rumput gresja, steppa steppa ステップ 나무가 없는 광활한 초원, 스텝 stepė stepe padang rumput steppesteppestep بيديا ، ډاك ، دښت estepe stepă степь step stepa stepa stäpp ที่ราบกว้างใหญ่ซึ่งไม่มีต้นไม้ bozkır, step (西伯利亞一帶沒樹木的)大草原，乾草原 степ میدانی خطہ thảo nguyên 无树林的平原，干草原
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