What is another word for savanna?

Pronunciation: [savˈanə] (IPA)

The word "savanna" refers to a type of grassland ecosystem with scattered trees and shrubs. There are several synonyms that can be used to describe this type of landscape, including veldt, pampas, prairie, steppe, and plain. Veldt is often used to describe the grasslands of southern Africa, while pampas typically refers to the grasslands of South America. Prairie and steppe are typically used to describe the grasslands of North America and Eurasia, respectively. Finally, plain is a more general term that can be used to refer to any flat, treeless area, including savannas. Regardless of the term used, savannas are unique ecosystems that support a diverse array of plant and animal life.

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What are the hypernyms for Savanna?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.
  • Other hypernyms:

    grassland, prairie, savanna biome.

What are the hyponyms for Savanna?

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  • hyponyms for savanna (as nouns)

    • location
      grassland.

Usage examples for Savanna

At eight o'clock we came to an open savanna, and saw a high mound with ruins on the top, bearing south, about a mile distant.
"Incidents of Travel in Yucatan, Vol. I."
John L. Stephens
This great savanna, which flattens the entire space from Bordeaux to Bayonne, was crossed in coming southward from Bordeaux, and now as we strike eastward and inland we but briefly skirt its southerly portion.
"A Midsummer Drive Through The Pyrenees"
Edwin Asa Dix
The two forces met near the present town of Santiago, in the plain known as the savanna of Matanza.
"Christopher Columbus, Complete"
Filson Young

Famous quotes with Savanna

  • When you take a trip its not about what you see in the savanna its about what you learn from it
    lenny ongori
  • Animals are so easily overlooked, their interests so easily brushed aside. Whenever we humans enter their world, from our farms to the local animal shelter to the African savanna, we enter as lords of the earth bearing strange powers of terror and mercy alike. Dominion, as we call this power in the Western tradition, today requires our concentrated moral consideration …
    Matthew Scully

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