What does the word pampas mean?

Usage examples for pampas

  1. The same evening Mr. Hardy told the boys that he should start the next day to bring up their mamma and the girls, who were all getting very impatient indeed to be out upon the pampas. – On the Pampas by G. A. Henty
  2. Our English General learnt riding before he was ten years old, on the Pampas, where you ride all day, and cook your steak for your dinner between your seat and your saddle. – The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith by George Meredith
  3. Down in the garden the ground was white with fallen rose leaves, and the air full of their dying breath; a clump of pampas grass stood tall and soft against the sky; some native trees, left growing among the cultivated shrubs, stretched silver- white arms up to the moon and gave the little hurrying figure a ghostly kind of feeling. – Seven Little Australians by Ethel Sybil Turner