Synonyms for Prairie:

n.

grassland, moorland, meadow, field, Downs, paddock, green. grassland (noun)
meadow, steppe, savanna, plain.
meadow (noun)
heath, grassland.
prairie (noun)
moor, plateau, heath, countryside, flatness, desert, plain, champaign, veld, pampas, savanna, mesa, tundra, steppe.

Other synonyms:

grassland. Other relevant words:
grassland, moorland, meadow, field, Downs, paddock, green.

Usage examples for prairie

  1. Behind them was the forest through which they had just passed, and before them lay the prairie which they intended to cross in the cool of the evening. – The Boy Hunters by Captain Mayne Reid
  2. I'm cutting across the prairie – You Never Know Your Luck, Complete Being The Story Of A Matrimonial Deserter by Gilbert Parker Last Updated: March 14, 2009
  3. A stretch of seven miles across a lonely prairie with no other object for the eye to rest upon than a few bare hills or sunken ponds, brought us in sight of the village and of the sea. – Nooks and Corners of the New England Coast by Samuel Adams Drake