Southwestern U.S. an extensive area of rough, barren lava flows.
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How to use malpais in a sentence
Ditto or unfinished mortar of the malpais for grinding chili and other ingredients for sauce.Illustrated Catalogue of the Collections Obtained | James Stevenson
I think things ain't right when a malpais girl helps a hawss thief and a rustler to escape twice.
Upon the wholesome malpais country had fallen the bitterness of a sheep and cattle feud.
After a couple of hours of play the malpais man cashed in and went back to the hotel where he was putting up.
When he chose he could be hail fellow well met in a way malpais found flattering to its vanity.