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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A tropical or subtropical grassland usually containing scattered trees or shrubs that develops in areas in which heavy rainfall is interrupted by a distinct dry season

Usage examples (33)
  • The lion says: "And if I roar on the great plains of Africa, the entire savannah is afraid of me."
  • The savannah is a big cat that is close to the wild.
  • Rolling grasslands dotted with trees, often called savannah, are extensive in Africa.
  • The lake is surrounded by lake-shore savannah, which is characterized by low and unreliable rainfall. for more
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