Sahel

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Sa·hel

 (sə-hāl′, -hēl′)
A semiarid region of north-central Africa south of the Sahara Desert. Since the 1960s it has been afflicted by prolonged periods of extensive drought.

[Arabic sāḥil, coast, shore (of the Sahara); see Swahili.]

Sa·hel′i·an adj.

Sa•hel

(səˈheɪl, -ˈhil)

n.
the arid area in the southern Sahara that stretches across six countries from Senegal to Chad.
Translations

Sahel

[sɑːˈhel] NSahel m