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sparse
used in Lonesome Dove

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Definition
not dense; or few in number and spread out
  • The grass was sparse, and every hoof sent up its little spurt of dust.
    Chapters 25-25 (28% in)
  • In the novel, Lonesome Dove is the small town in the Texas brush country from which Gus and Call, both ex-Rangers, and their crew, the Hat Creek Outfit, set out on their epic cattle drive to then sparsely inhabited Montana.
    Preface (58% in)
  • It was too sparse to support the herd for long.
    Chapters 89-90 (55% in)

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