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tundra

tun·dra

tundra

 
pronunciation:
tuhn dr
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: one of the huge, treeless plains in the arctic regions of North America, Europe, and Asia.
The birds return to the tundra in early spring although the landscape is still white with snow.
 
definition 2: the characteristic combination of marshy soil, frozen subsoil, and plant life such as mosses, lichens, and low-growing shrubs, of such an area.
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