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llano

[ lah-noh; Spanish yah-naw ]
/ ˈlɑ noʊ; Spanish ˈyɑ nɔ /
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noun, plural lla·nos [lah-nohz; Spanish yah-naws]. /ˈlɑ noʊz; Spanish ˈyɑ nɔs/. (in the southwestern U.S. and Spanish America)

an extensive grassy plain with few trees.

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Origin of llano

1605–15; <Spanish: a plain <Latin plānusplain1
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llano
/ (ˈlɑːnəʊ, Spanish ˈʎano) /

noun plural -nos (-nəʊz, Spanish -nɔs)

an extensive grassy treeless plain, esp in South America

Word Origin for llano

C17: Spanish, from Latin plānum level ground
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