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Meaning of SAVANNA

Pronunciation:  su'vanu

WordNet Dictionary
[n]  a flat grassland in tropical or subtropical regions

SAVANNA is a 7 letter word that starts with S.


 Synonyms: savannah
 See Also: grassland



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Sa*van"na\, n. [Of American Indian origin; cf. Sp.
sabana, F. savane.]
A tract of level land covered with the vegetable growth
usually found in a damp soil and warm climate, -- as grass or
reeds, -- but destitute of trees. [Spelt also {savannah}.]

      Savannahs are clear pieces of land without woods.

{Savanna flower} (Bot.), a West Indian name for several
   climbing apocyneous plants of the genus {Echites}.

{Savanna sparrow} (Zo["o]l.), an American sparrow
   ({Ammodramus sandwichensis} or {Passerculus savanna}) of
   which several varieties are found on grassy plains from
   Alaska to the Eastern United States.

{Savanna wattle} (Bot.), a name of two West Indian trees of
   the genus {Citharexylum}.

Dream Dictionary
 Definition: Seeing or dreaming that you are in a savanna, suggests that you need to learn to adjust the various situations and circumstances in your life. Appreciate the different experiences in your life even though they are not what you may be accustomed to.
Biology Dictionary
 Definition: A type of woodland characterized by a very open spacing between its trees and by intervening areas of grassland.