1) An extensive tract of level or rolling land, destitute of trees, covered with coarse grass, and usually characterized by a deep, fertile soil. They abound throughout the Mississippi valley, between the Alleghanies and the Rocky mountains.
2) A meadow or tract of grass; especially, a so called natural meadow.
Example Sentences for
1) The majority of the state is dominated by the mountain ranges and rangelands of the Rocky Mountain West , while the easternmost section of the state includes part of a high elevation Prairie region known as the High Plains
2) com -RRB- was an American artist that was born near Sun Prairie , Wisconsin , USA
3) Sea otters are vulnerable to oil spills and the indirect effects of overfishing ; the black-footed ferret , a relative of the European polecat , suffers from the loss of American Prairie ; and wolverine populations are slowly declining because of habitat destruction and persecution
4) He is probably best known for his roles on the TV shows , Bonanza , Little House on the Prairie , and Highway to Heaven
5) He is widely known for his roles as Little Joe Cartwright in Bonanza -LRB- 1959 -- 1973 -RRB- , Charles Ingalls in Little House on the Prairie -LRB- 1974 -- 1983 -RRB- , and Jonathan Smith in Highway to Heaven -LRB- 1984 -- 1989 -RRB-
6) Rainfall decreases from east to west , resulting in different types of Prairies , with the tallgrass Prairie in the wetter eastern region , mixed-grass Prairie in the central Great Plains , and shortgrass Prairie towards the rain shadow of the Rockies
7) It is in the eastern Prairie region of Western Canada
8) For example , a temperate grassland or shrubland biome is known commonly as steppe in central Asia , Prairie in North America , and pampas in South America
9) Saskatoon also has a substantial Métis population and is close to the historically significant Southbranch Settlements to the north , as well as the Prairie Ronde settlement near Dundurn , Saskatchewan
10) For example , a temperate grassland or shrubland biome is known commonly as steppe in central Asia , savanna or veld in southern Africa , Prairie in North America , pampa in South America and outback or scrub in Australia