a high plateau, esp. in the Bolivian or Peruvian Andes
Origin of altiplanoAmerican Spanish from Spanish alti- ( from Classical Latin altus, high) + plano, a plain from Vulgar Latin from Classical Latin planus, plane
A high plateau, as in the Andean regions of Bolivia, Peru, and Argentina.
Origin of altiplanoAmerican SpanishLatin altus high ; see al-2 in Indo-European roots.Latin plānum plain ; see plane 1.
From American Spanish from Latin altus + planum - high plain