Arabian Desert


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Arabian Desert

1. A large desert occupying most of the interior of the Arabian Peninsula and extending north into Jordan and Iraq.

Arabian Desert

n
1. (Placename) a desert in E Egypt, between the Nile, the Gulf of Suez, and the Red Sea: mountainous parts rise over 1800 m (6000 ft). Area: about 220 000 sq km (85 000 sq miles)
2. (Placename) a desert, mainly in Saudi Arabia, forming the desert area of the Arabian Peninsula, esp in the north. Area: about 2 330 000 sq km (900 000 sq miles)

Ara′bian Des′ert


n.
1. a desert in Egypt between the Nile valley and the Red Sea. ab. 80,000 sq. mi. (207,000 sq. km).
2. the desert region in the N part of the Arabian Peninsula.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Arabian Desert - a desert in Egypt between the Nile River and the Red Sea
Arab Republic of Egypt, Egypt, United Arab Republic - a republic in northeastern Africa known as the United Arab Republic until 1971; site of an ancient civilization that flourished from 2600 to 30 BC
Great Arabian Desert, Arabian Desert - a desert on the Arabian Peninsula in southwestern Asia
2.Arabian Desert - a desert on the Arabian Peninsula in southwestern AsiaArabian Desert - a desert on the Arabian Peninsula in southwestern Asia
Arabia, Arabian Peninsula - a peninsula between the Red Sea and the Persian Gulf; strategically important for its oil resources
Arabian Desert, Eastern Desert - a desert in Egypt between the Nile River and the Red Sea
Nubian Desert - an arid sandstone plateau in northeastern Sudan between the Nile and the Red Sea
Ar Rimsal, Dahna, Great Sandy Desert, Rub al-Khali - a desert in southern Saudi Arabia
Sinai Desert, Sinai - a desert on the Sinai Peninsula in northeastern Egypt
Syrian Desert - a desert of northern Arabia occupying western Iraq, southern Syria, eastern Jordan, and northern Saudi Arabia
Translations

Arabian Desert

n
the Arabian Desert → le désert d'ArabieArabian Gulf n
the Arabian Gulf → le golfe Persique

Arabian Desert

n the Arabian Desertil Deserto arabico
References in classic literature ?
The weather was threatening a change, and a snowstorm on these boundless wastes might prove as fatal as a whirlwind of sand on an Arabian desert.
Captain Bonneville sent out four men, to range the country through which he would have to pass, and endeavor to get some information concerning him; for his route lay across the great Snake River plain, which spreads itself out like an Arabian desert, and on which a cavalcade could be descried at a great distance.
A once-in-a-lifetime adventure awaits in the heart of the Arabian Desert as a new extraordinary experience takes guests through Bedouin history and breath-taking landscape.
While you have been taking in the sights, the talented Four Seasons culinary team, led by the Hotel's Executive Chef Ahmed Fawzy, has been preparing a gourmet spread of traditional cuisine and BBQ dishes -- the perfect complement to your Arabian Desert experience.
She said Arabian Glamping's services vary from overnight options to al fresco dining in the heart of the Arabian desert.
From exploring catacombs beneath Paris and crawling around with pigs in a factory farm, to swimming in piranha-infested waters in South America and living as a nomad in the Arabian Desert, her bravery is unmatched.
Because it lives exclusively in the Arabian desert, it has developed the ability to detect rainfall.
By: Omnia Osama CAIRO -- 20 November 2017: The Marsa Alam resort town where the Arabian Desert meets the Red Sea will host the annual meeting of the Polish Chamber of Tourism (PIT) from November 25 to December 1.
Donald Trump arrived in the Saudi Arabian desert yesterday but his first foreign trip as president was overshadowed by scandal at home.
The equipment was installed in one of the fields of the Oil Corporation, located on territory of the Arabian Desert.
Most of the dust in 2016 was concentrated around its main sources in the tropical and sub-tropical deserts of the northern hemisphere, extending from the Sahara Desert to the Arabian Desert and the Syrian Desert, to the Tar Desert between India and Pakistan, China - Mongolia".
Based in the Middle East for 20 years, he heads Outward Bound Oman, creating opportunities for young people from different cultures to experience the enormity and magnificence of the Arabian desert landscape.