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This week's theme: words to describe the Earth's features.
peneplain (PEE-nuh-playn, pee-nuh-PLAYN) noun
An area of nearly flat, featureless land formed by a long period of erosion.
[From pene- (almost), from Latin paene + plain, from Latin planus.]
-Anu Garg (garg AT wordsmith.org)
"You are Xerxes in Persia. Your army spreads on a vast and arid peneplain."
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