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EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Spanish llano.

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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, from Proto-Indo-European *pleh₂-. Compare also the doublet plano.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

llano m ‎(feminine singular 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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