Definitions for llano estacadoˈlɑ noʊ ˌɛs təˈkɑ doʊ, ˈlæn oʊ

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

Lla•no Es•ta•ca•doˈlɑ noʊ ˌɛs təˈkɑ doʊ, ˈlæn oʊ(n.)

  1. a large plateau in the SW United States, in W Texas and SE New Mexico.

    Category: Geography (places)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. Llano Estacado(noun)

    a large semiarid plateau forming the southern part of the Great Plains


  1. Llano Estacado

    Llano Estacado, commonly known as the Staked Plain, is a region in the Southwestern United States that encompasses parts of eastern New Mexico and northwestern Texas. One of the largest mesas or tablelands on the North American continent, the elevation rises from 3,000 feet (900 m) in the southeast to over 5,000 feet (1,500 m) in the northwest, sloping almost uniformly at about 10 feet per mile (1.9 m/km). At such a gradual slope, however, the elevation change is imperceptible to the human observer.


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