Definition of Llano estacado
1. Noun. A large semiarid plateau forming the southern part of the Great Plains.
Generic synonyms: Plateau, Tableland
Lexicographical Neighbors of Llano Estacado
Literary usage of Llano estacado
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. A Description of Texas: Its Advantages and Resources, with Some Account of by Oran Milo Roberts (1881)
""llano estacado." The effects upon bottom lands of rivers that flow from and through these belts. Of all the resources with which Texas abounds, ..."
2. Commerce of the Prairies: During Eight Expeditions Across the Great Western by Josiah Gregg (1844)
"... bleak Northwester—Loss of our Sheep— The llano estacado and Sources of Red River—The Canadian River—Cruelties upon Buffalo—Feats at 'Still-hunting'—Mr. ..."