Meaning of steppe

steppe

Pronunciation: (step), [key]
— n.
  1. an extensive plain, esp. one without trees.
    1. the vast grasslands, esp. those in the S and E European and W and SW Asian parts of Russia.
    2. SeeKirghiz Steppe.
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