Definition of Altiplano

1. Noun. A high plateau. ¹



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Definition of Altiplano

1. [n -NOS]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Altiplano

althupite
altigraph
altigraphs
altiloquence
altiloquent
altimeters
altimetre
altimetres
altimetric
altimetrically
altimetries
altimetry
altincar
altiplanation
altiplano (current term)
altiplanos
altiscope
altiscopes
altisite
altisonant
altisonous
altissimo
altissimos
altitude
altitude chamber
altitude disease
altitude erythraemia
altitude sickness
altitudes

Literary usage of Altiplano

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1. Peru by Klaus Boll, Heike Muhl (2000)
"PACIFIC OCEAN The puna (high plateau) with its extremely thin air is also called the altiplano in Peru. Endless, wide spaces contrast with the majestic ..."

2. Map of Hispanic America Publication (1922)
"In any case it is distinct in character from the altiplano, ... The altiplano differs from most of the interior basins of the world in that it possesses a ..."

3. Geography of the Central Andes: A Handbook to Accompany the La Paz Sheet of by Alan Grant Ogilvie (1922)
"The occurrence on the altiplano of the metal in its pure state was of great ... The copper ore, like other minerals of the altiplano, was formerly exported ..."

4. Thirsty Cities: Urban Environments and Water Supply in Latin Americaby Danilo J. Anton by Danilo J. Anton (1993)
"Some areas of Bolivia retained their ancient culture and language (eg, the Aymaras of the altiplano and the La Paz region). However, by and large, ..."

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