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Na·mib Desert

 (nä′mĭb)
A dry region of southwest Africa extending along the coast of Namibia between the Atlantic Ocean and the interior plateau.

Na′mib Des′ert

(ˈnɑ mɪb)
n.
a desert region in SW Africa, along the entire coast of Namibia.
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Noun1.Namib Desert - a desert in Namibia extending along the coast between the high plateau and the Atlantic Ocean
Namibia, Republic of Namibia, South West Africa - a republic in southwestern Africa on the south Atlantic coast (formerly called South West Africa); achieved independence from South Africa in 1990; the greater part of Namibia forms part of the high Namibian plateau of South Africa
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Simon Wheatcroft during a 90-mile ultramarathon in the Namib desert on May 1 this year.
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