plain

All Adjective Noun Verb
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  • What is plain is that the settlement died out once and for all.
  • Large areas are kept free of buildings to provide a flood plain.
  • You have plains on one side and a very high range of mountains on the other.
  • They moved south and settled in another rich plain.
  • This plain covers an area of, of which are occupied by the city itself.
  • They may be left plain, or they may be carved in low relief.
  • The centre and parts of the north lie within the North European Plain.
  • The land is mostly level since much of it is on the river's flood plain.
  • These gradually build up to create the floor of the flood plain.
  • These plains are found only in the extreme north of the state.
  • It was my duty to tell her what my own position was in the plainest terms. Cited from Little Novels, by Wilkie Collins
  • A fine spirit speaking through the plainest body will make it beautiful. Cited from Pushing to the Front, by Orison Swett Marden
  • Much of the plain's soil is of poor quality.
  • There are also coastal plain areas, much of which are also under agriculture or under new development.
  • The main commercial and residential area of the city lies on a small plain near the end of the bay.
  • Most of these are largely culverted once they reach the plain west of the hills.
  • And it was well that he should now tell her this in the plainest of words. Cited from The Boss of Little Arcady, by Harry Leon Wilson
  • This was reflected both in the home and at church, where their dress and their buildings were plain.
  • Private education is also provided in the West Plains area, primarily by religious institutions.
  • The country itself has flat plains on its eastern, southern, and western edges.
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Meaning of plain

  • noun Extensive tract of level open land
    they emerged from the woods onto a vast open plain, he longed for the fields of his youth
  • adjective Not elaborate or elaborated; simple
    plain food, stuck to the plain facts, a plain blue suit, a plain rectangular brick building
  • adjective Lacking patterns especially in color