noun, plural lla·nos [lah-nohz; Spanish yah-naws] /ˈlɑ noʊz; Spanish ˈyɑ nɔs/. (in the southwestern U.S. and Spanish America)
Origin of llano
Examples from the Web for llano
For months he had made up his mind to have her for his wife—long before their forced flight into the Llano Estacado.The Lone Ranche|Captain Mayne Reid
They passed down the valley, and struck out in the direction of the Llano Estacado.
The setting sun saw that long line of Indian warriors filing from the valley, and heading for the plain of the Llano Estacado.
On the llano fugitives and pursuers mingled as one in the human wave of confusion.The Missourian|Eugene P. (Eugene Percy) Lyle
On going back to his cave he had crossed a fresh trail coming in from the northern end of the Llano Estacado.
British Dictionary definitions for llano
noun plural -nos (-nəʊz, Spanish -nɔs)
Word Origin for llano
Word Origin and History for llano
1610s, American Spanish, "prairie," from Spanish llano "plain, even, level, smooth," ultimately from Latin planum "plain," from planus "smooth" (see plane (n.1)). Hence, llanero "a Latin-American cowboy" (1819), literally "plainsman."