noun, plural par·a·mos.
Origin of paramo
Examples from the Web for paramo
All writers but one agree with Paramo on the subject of the establishment of the Inquisition in Portugal.A Philosophical Dictionary, Volume 6 (of 10)|Franois-Marie Arouet (AKA Voltaire)
Paramo, the name given to an elevated track of desert on the Andes.The Nuttall Encyclopaedia|Edited by Rev. James Wood
But to remain in a paramo during the night, even though thus protected, is often a painful ordeal.The Young Llanero|W.H.G. Kingston
Paramo (a desert) is the treeless, uninhabited, uncultivated rolling steppes just below the snow-limit.The Andes and the Amazon|James Orton
“We must be prepared to push rapidly across the Paramo,” observed Padillo.In New Granada|W.H.G. Kingston