Origin of tundra
Examples from the Web for tundra
Hold the Dark is set in the Alaskan wilderness, in an isolated village at the lip of the tundra.Compliments Are Nice, but Enough With the Cormac McCarthy Comparisons|William Giraldi|October 21, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The emissions of frozen CO2 and the tundra around the Arctic Ocean have already begun as it thaws.
Probably the gaily dressed female is a poor mother at best and prefers to join the large flocks of her sex on the tundra pools.Life Histories of North American Shore Birds, Part 1 (of 2)|Arthur Cleveland Bent
Thus the tundra climate extended from the Scottish lowlands to the south of England, the land being bleak and almost treeless.Men of the Old Stone Age|Henry Fairfield Osborn
What was more, she was leaving the tundra; the broad-stretching deer pastures of the Arctics.
Nest on a hummock of the tundra, near a small pool, lined with grass and down.The Bird Book|Chester A. Reed
Should they fail, she might indeed return to the tundra, but she knew it could never be the same to her.
British Dictionary definitions for tundra
- a vast treeless zone lying between the ice cap and the timberline of North America and Eurasia and having a permanently frozen subsoil
- (as modifier)tundra vegetation