Pu'na noun [ Spanish , of Peruv. origin.] A cold arid table-land, as in the Andes of Peru.
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Synonym: altitude sickness. ... Origin: Sp., fr. Quechua puna, a high, dry Andean plateau ... (05 Mar 2000) ...
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• (n.) A cold arid table-land, as in the Andes of Peru.
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[wind] The icy wind sweeping the mineral-rich plateaus of the Puna, a high plateau region, between ridges of the Andes in Peru and Bolivia. ...
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[mythology] In the Polynesian mythology of the Tuamotu archipelago in the South Pacific, Puna is the king of Hiti-marama or of Vavau, depending on the story. In one story, Vahieroa weds Matamata-taua, also called Tahiti To‘erau. On the night of their son Rata`s birth, the parents go fishin...
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puna (pOO'nä) , high plateau region, 12,000 to 16,000 ft (3,658–4,877 m) high, between ridges of the Andes in Peru and Bolivia. Arid, cold, and in general, covered by short coarse grass, the puna has, nevertheless, long supported an Native American population. The icy wind sweeping th...
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The puna is an intensely cold, dry wind which prevails during four months in the highland regions of Peru and Bolivia.
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Type: Term Pronunciation: pū′nă Synonyms: altitude sickness
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