Pampa

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Pampa

(păm`pə), city (1990 pop. 19,959), seat of Gray co., extreme N Tex. This cow town on the Panhandle plains still ships cattle and wheat and packs meat, but the discovery of oil and gas has made it an industrial center with refineries and other oil-based industries. Oil-drilling machinery and chemicals are also manufactured in Pampa.

pampa

[′päm·pə]
(ecology)
An extensive plain in South America, usually covered with grass.
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Other signature dishes on the Pampas menu include Argentinean tapas such as chard fritters with aioli and tomato coulis, and delicious starters such as Patagonian octopus and Granny Smith sorbet and Argentinean king prawns with potatoes, aged cream and caviar.
The Pampas cat group (genus Lynchailurus Severtzob, 1858) (Carnivora: Felidae), a systematic and biogeographic review.
Many of the sites are cunas--children's graves--chilling evidence of the great plague that spread throughout the pampas in the early twentieth century.
95) from the Pampas kitchen, which adds egg, tomato and romaine lettuce to the famous sausage and chimichurri sandwich which is served with fries.
Unlike the tango, the older malambo was not embraced by immigrants in the big city; it remained the dance of the pampas.
A IN Argentina, where this plant comes from, they solve the problem by burning the pampas off every few years - not a popular solution in suburbia.
She says it is most amusing at this time of the year to see how the little birds strip the grass to insulate their nests and to feed on the seeds that is occasionally found in the pampas grass.
These frightening storms sweep across the pampas during the spring and summer.
His themes are the love of a lonely but fraternal man for the Pampas and for the open spaces of his South American childhood and his nostalgia for a cosmic brotherhood.
Lianza discovered the features while flying over the Pampas region of Argentina.
Considered the outstanding prose fictional example of gaucho literature, the novel captures the essence of the gaucho myth in the scenes of life on the pampas and, above all, in the idealized figure of Don Segundo.