Pronunciation: (al"tu-plä'nō; for 1 also Sp. äl"tē-plä'nô), [key]
—pl. -nos for 2.
1. a plateau region in South America, situated in the Andes of Argentina, Bolivia, and Peru.
2. (l.c.) Geol.altiplane.
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