the huge grasslands of Eurasia, chiefly in Ukraine and Russia
another name for Kyrgyz Steppe
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How to use Steppes in a sentence
Hence the high price of the celebrated "brick tea," brought across the Steppes of Russia.
The fauna is not abundant except in large mammals, which are very numerous on the drier Steppes.
I have often seen the temperature in the Siberian Steppes fall to more than forty degrees below freezing point!Michael Strogoff | Jules Verne
To retreat from these remote Steppes in safety to the mountains was indeed a triumph.Life of Schamyl | John Milton Mackie
Arid and extremely arid land are deserts, and semiarid grasslands generally are referred to as Steppes.Deserts | A. S. Walker