Definition of Salt plain

1. Noun. A flat expanse of salt left by the evaporation of a body of salt water.

Exact synonyms: Salt Flat
Generic synonyms: Flat



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Salt Plain

salt flats
salt gland
salt in the wound
salt lick
salt loading
salt marsh
salt marsh mallow
salt marshes
salt merchant
salt mine
salt oedema
salt of the earth
salt of wisdom
salt pan
salt pans
salt plain (current term)
salt poisoning
salt ponds
salt pork
salt rheum
salt rheums
salt rush
salt sensitivity
salt shaker
salt shakers
salt solution
salt substitute
salt substitutes
salt tree

Literary usage of Salt plain

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Transactions of the Kansas Academy of Science by Kansas Academy of Science (1901)
"The Big salt plain proper extends for eight miles or more along the Cimarrón river ... The Little salt plain is located a few miles further up the Cimarrón, ..."

2. Transactions of the Annual Meetings of the Kansas Academy of Science by Kansas Academy of Science, Kansas Academy of Science Meeting (1901)
"The Big salt plain proper extends for eight miles or more along the Cimarron river ... The Little salt plain is located a few miles further up the Cimarron, ..."

3. Geology of the Non-metallic Mineral Deposits Other Than Silicates by Amadeus William Grabau (1920)
"Beyond the salt plain, Huntington found: "A fantastic red plain, the soft dry bed of an older expansion of the lake [which] glittered with innumerable ..."

4. The American Geologist: A Monthly Journal of Geology and Allied Sciences by Newton Horace Winchell (1897)
"THE HARPER BEDS AND THK salt plain MEASURES.—As surmised in "The Permian System in Kansas,'' the horizon of the great salt spring at the head of Salt creek, ..."

5. Commerce of the Prairies: During Eight Expeditions Across the Great Western by Josiah Gregg (1844)
"Boone's Exploration—' salt plain' and ' Salt Rock '—Mr. Sibley's Visit—Saline ... salt plain ..."

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