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llano

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Spanish llano.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

llano (plural llanos)

  1. A plain or steppe in parts of Latin America.
    • 2006, Thomas Pynchon, Against the Day, Vintage 2007, p. 442:
      “For this,” said El Espinero, with an economical slide of his hand indicating all the visible circumference of the cruel llano.

SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin plānus. Compare also the doublet plano.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

llano m (feminine llana, masculine plural llanos, feminine plural llanas)

  1. even; flat; level
  2. plain
  3. straightforward

NounEdit

llano m (plural llanos)

  1. a plain (an open, grassy, mostly treeless land)

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