Prairie – meaning of the word and examples

A wide area of flat land without trees in Canada and the northern US. (Cambridge Dictionary)

prairie is a large area of flat, grassy land in North America. Prairies have very few trees. (Collins Dictionary)

Land in or predominantly in grass. (Merriam – Webster)

An extensive, level or slightly undulating, mostly treeless tract of land in the Mississippi valley, characterised by a highly fertile soil and originally covered with coarse grasses, and merging into drier plateaus in the west. (Dictionary.com)

A large open area of grassland, especially in North America.

Examples

What makes a mountain, hill or prairie a ‘sacred’ place for Native Americans?

https://theconversation.com/what-makes-a-mountain-hill-or-prairie-a-sacred-place-for-native-americans-73169

Warmer Prairie winters: sounds good, but what does it really mean?

http://prairieclimatecentre.ca/2016/07/warmer-prairie-winters-sounds-good-but-what-does-it-really-mean/

7 things you didn’t know about prairie dogs.

https://www.mnn.com/earth-matters/animals/stories/7-things-you-didnt-know-about-prairie-dogs

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