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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Extensive plain without trees (associated with eastern Russia and Siberia).

Usage examples (37)
  • The five members of a sheep herding family lead a life far removed from modern civilization in the endless expanse of the Mongolian steppe.
  • It is a great chalky plateau, and might almost be called a steppe or prairie.
  • The steppe was a vast plain that shone with ponds and corkscrew rivers and evoked a wistful sadness.
  • The climate is considered "steppe", being similar to tropical savanah. for more
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