Part of speech: noun

The great treeless plains south of the Amazon.

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Usage examples "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", 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", 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", Ethel Sybil Turner.