Blame the African countries and the amoral people who go into the savannahs and the forests and slaughter the animals.
As is the case today, tropical rain forests and savannahs were between the two belts.
Where are you to find the white-wine vinegar in the savannahs?
This town was built on the savannahs, and surrounded by hattoes, its chief trade being in tallow and leather.
Your Excellency cannot be ignorant that the ladrones infest the savannahs.
The mountains and lower land were pleasantly mixed with woodland and savannahs.
It is a native of the African savannahs, and is cultivated in many of the warmer parts of the world.
And then a hunting-party in the savannahs of Louisiana or Arkansas!
The natives still believe that the soul of the tyrant wanders in the savannahs like a flame, which flies on the approach of men.
The island was too small for savannahs, but the tangled brushwood abounded in wild boars.
also savanna, "treeless plain," 1550s, from Spanish sabana, earlier zavana "treeless plain," from Taino (Arawakan) zabana. In U.S. use, especially in Florida, "a tract of low-lying marshy ground" (1670s).
port city in U.S. state of Georgia, from savana, name applied to the Native Americans in the area by early European explorers, perhaps from a self-designation of the Shawnee Indians, or from the European topographical term (see savannah).
|savanna or savannah|
A flat, grass-covered area of tropical or subtropical regions, nearly treeless in some places but generally having a mix of widely spaced trees and bushes. Savannas have distinct wet and dry seasons, with the mix of vegetation dependent primarily on the relative length of the two seasons.
A tropical land mass of grassland and scattered trees.