llano

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Spanish llano.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

llano (plural llanos)

  1. A plain or steppe in parts of Latin America.
    • 2006, Thomas Pynchon, Against the Day, Vintage 2007, p. 442:
      “For this,” said El Espinero, with an economical slide of his hand indicating all the visible circumference of the cruel llano.

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin plānus. Compare also the doublet plano.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

llano m (feminine llana, masculine plural llanos, feminine plural llanas)

  1. even; flat; level
  2. plain
  3. straightforward

Noun[edit]

llano m (plural llanos)

  1. a plain (an open, grassy, mostly treeless land)

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