[ pam-puh ]

  1. a city in N Texas.

Words Nearby Pampa Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use Pampa in a sentence

  • The Pampa at this moment resembles a sea with its green and calm waters, the shores of which are hidden behind the horizon.

    The Guide of the Desert | Gustave Aimard
  • I looked more attentively; I recognised, indeed, don Zeno Cabral, my old companion of the Pampa.

    The Guide of the Desert | Gustave Aimard
  • We are going to walk up the road to take one more look over the Pampa, will you come with us?

    Ponce de Leon | William Pilling
  • With avidity I feasted my eyes, wearied of the eternal monotony of the Pampa horizon, on the varied and sunlit scene before me.

    Wanderings in Patagonia | Julius Beerbohm
  • He wore the costume of the gauchos of the Pampa, and was named Tyro.

    The Insurgent Chief | Gustave Aimard

Scientific definitions for pampa


[ păm ]

  1. An extensive, treeless grassland of southern South America.

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