Reform brought very different supporters to the table: not just prairie voters, but blue-collar workers, immigrants and others.
In the early 1900s people in the prairie states started going insane, literally.
Wind was never broken across the prairie in a Ken Maynard picture.
Spring is planting season, and the prairie, unlike the days of the pioneers, becomes a monochrome green.
He stands, one assumes on a porch, which overlooks a prairie.
The other two fellows were to drive all the horses back over the prairie.
Stanley Fyles was as nearly a perfect horseman as the prairie could produce.
We passed a small settlement called the English prairie—for the prairies were now occasionally mixed up with the mountain scenery.
Do you know what it means to live alone ten miles out on the prairie?
This was done on the prairie Hill, to which the Mandans also resort in similar cases.
tract of level or undulating grassland in North America, by 1773, from French prairie "meadow, grassland," from Old French praerie "meadow, pastureland" (12c.), from Vulgar Latin *prataria, from Latin pratum "meadow," originally "a hollow." The word existed in Middle English as prayere, but was lost and reborrowed to describe the American plains. Prairie dog is attested from 1774; prairie schooner "immigrant's wagon" is from 1841. Illinois has been the Prairie State since at least 1861. In Latin, Neptunia prata was poetic for "the sea."