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  • He wished that he had seen the fighting on the plateau beyond Guadalajara when they beat the Italians.
  • Down out of the gray rocks and the pines, the heather and the gorse, across the yellow high plateau you see it rising white and beautiful.

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  • It is always possible they will try again at Guadalajara, not stupidly as before, but with three main fingers coming down to broaden it out and carry it along the railway to the west of the plateau.
  • He had not arrived in Madrid until January and while Robert Jordan had fought at Carabanchel and at Usera in those three days when they stopped the right wing of the fascist attack on Madrid and drove the Moors and the Tercio back from house to house to clear that battered suburb on the edge of the gray, sun-baked plateau and establish a line of defense along the heights that would protect that corner of the city, Karkov had been in Madrid.
  • …drawer in the cabinet where it belonged, but the next day he took it out and he had ridden up to the top of the high country above Red Lodge, with Chub, where they had built the road to Cooke City now over the pass and across the Bear Tooth plateau, and up there where the wind was thin and there was snow all summer on the hills they had stopped by the lake which was supposed to be eight hundred feet deep and was a deep green color, and Chub held the two horses and he climbed out on a…

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as in: found on the plateau Define
high land that is reasonably flat
as in: reached a plateau in our growth Define
a time of little change after more rapid change
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