an extensive, treeless plain of South America, esp. of Argentina
Origin of pampaAmerican Spanish from Quechua pámpa, plain, field
vast plain of S South America, extending from the Atlantic across central Argentina to the Andes
often pam·pas An extensive treeless grassland area in south-central South America: cattle herders on the pampas.
Origin of pampaAmerican Spanish from Quechua flat field
- singular form of pampas