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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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savannasa‧van‧na, savannah /səˈvænə/ noun [countable, uncountable]  SGa large flat area of grassy land, especially in Africa
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savannaSo the dilemma is: are we making a savanna or a lawn?This probably also occurred in the drier types of forest and savanna.The high savanna lowered into a lower, drier savanna, dark with thorny, tangled thickets.Seems like there were early records of savanna blazing star in the state.Nevertheless, tropical rain forest may be flammable at the edges, so that savanna may spread.Swallowtail butterflies are spectacular, their bright colours improving the forest's gloom and the glare of the savanna.When the savanna grass shouldered out cactus, they weeded fiercely.
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