from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- A vast plain of south-central South America extending for about 1,610 km (1,000 mi) from the lower Paraná River to south-central Argentina southwest of Buenos Aires.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n.pl. Vast grass-covered plains in the central and southern part of the Argentine Republic in South America. The term is sometimes used in a wider sense for the plains east of the Andes extending from Bolivia to Southern Patagonia.
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- n. the vast grassy plains of northern Argentina
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(_Pitheculites_) from the oldest Tertiary of the Pampas are the forms from which have arisen the existing American monkeys on the one hand, and on the other, the extinct South American Homunculidae, which are also small forms.
The best songster on the Pampas is a species of mocking-bird, called by the inhabitants calandria.
This nation and that of the Taluhets are collectively called Pampas by the Spaniards, whose settlements in
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"Pampas," some of which appear as boundless as the horizon, and totally divested of herbage.
Internationally renowned cellist Antonio Lysy will make his New York recital debut on September 20 (7: 00PM), accompanied by legendary French pianist Pascal Rogé, in a program which includes the New York premiere of Lalo Schifrin's 2009 "Pampas".
Words of mourning came from the presidents of Colombia and Ecuador, and even the Twitter site of Venezuela's ailing President Hugo Chavez carried a message of condolence to Argentina at the death of "the great troubadour of the Pampas."
It is unclear how they squeezed five men into a tiny biplane or why they are dressed like refugees from The Pampas.
Exhibit 1: Pampas Churrascaria, a Brazilian buffet stand.
As I pondered these networks and purposeful philanthropy I couldn't help relating it back to the feeling of "connectiveness" that enveloped me while listening to the Pampas soundtrack.
Since it opened in 2008, downtown Palo Alto's Pampas has become known for its churrasco-style dinner service, where servers roam the expansive interior serving unlimited portions of roasted meat.