a semiarid region E of the Rocky Mountains, in the U.S. and Canada.
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023
How to use Great Plains in a sentence
Judge rejects Fox News request to dismiss Dominion Voting’s defamation lawsuit over election claimsAt least 5 dead after tornadoes, storms blast through Great Plains and MidwestYouTube TV to restore ABC, ESPN and other channels after making deal with Disney | Timothy Bella | December 19, 2021 | Washington Post
This most recent event is also tied to unseasonably hot weather hitting the entire Great Plains—likely an outcome of climate change.Hurricane-force winds broke a single-day record while smashing the Midwest’s power grid | Philip Kiefer | December 16, 2021 | Popular-Science
Seeds of a Great Plains flower called the prairie violet, for example, are pricey, so scientists often don’t plant them, even though they’re one of the few host plants for the regal fritillary butterfly, a vulnerable species.
Those 30 scorchers will affect nearly one-third of American urban areas, predominantly in the Sunbelt and the southern Great Plains.Heat is the silent killer we should all be worried about | Rachel Feltman | June 29, 2021 | Popular-Science
You recently partnered with High West Whiskey to promote their new mobile game called Prairie Dash that raises money to preserve Montana’s Great Plains.
Since greed tended to prevail over comity, the Great Plains bred depressives and sociopaths.
Great Plains By Ian Frazier In a journey of 25,000 miles, Frazier makes flyover country a magical place.Book Bag: Timothy Egan’s Five Favorite Travel Books | Timothy Egan | October 23, 2012 | THE DAILY BEAST
Its eastern half, centered in Billings, is part of the deep red Great Plains.
There happen to be more of those in the South and Great Plains than elsewhere, and so Santorum does well.
Neither his campaign, nor the Greens, nor Great Plains/Kansas City Power and Light responded to Daily Beast inquiries.Herman Cain's Aquila Dealings Undercut His Business-Acumen Claims | Wayne Barrett | November 21, 2011 | THE DAILY BEAST
If there had been, it could not have been enforced on the Great Plains.Frank Merriwell's Bravery | Burt L. Standish
The fish fauna of the area studied is transitional between the Ozarkian and Great Plains faunas.Fishes of Chautauqua, Cowley and Elk Counties, Kansas | Artie L. Metcalf
De Soto had no vision of Great Plains of golden grain, food for millions of men, along the shores of his river.Heroes of To-Day | Mary R. Parkman
Invasions by land from the west have perforce been launched across its Great Plains.The Panjab, North-West Frontier Province, and Kashmir | Sir James McCrone Douie
Reithrodontomys megalotis, onthe central Great Plains and in adjacent regions.Amphibians and Reptiles of the Rainforests of Southern El Peten, Guatemala | William E. Duellman
British Dictionary definitions for Great Plains
a vast region of North America east of the Rocky Mountains, extending from the lowlands of the Mackenzie River (Canada), south to the Big Bend of the Rio Grande
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
Cultural definitions for Great Plains
The New Dictionary of Cultural Literacy, Third Edition Copyright © 2005 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.