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 Spanish : Latin altus, high; see al-2 in Indo-European roots + Latin planum, plain; see plane1.
From American Spanish from Latin altus + planum - high plain