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. After much dreary deliberation, it was at length determined to retrace their three last days' journey of seventy-seven miles, to a place which they had remarked where there was a sheltering growth of forest trees, and a country abundant in game.
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.
Pilot Norman As well as the three-month setback from his crash landing in Thailand, the 56-year-old was also grounded by a thunderstorm in a Saudi Arabian desert forcing him to camp overnight.
Tourists seeking nature can escape to the beautiful sand dunes of the Arabian desert, or find calm on the pristine coastline and beautiful beaches surrounding Abu Dhabi island.
He is currently the director of a project which takes young people from different countries on hiking expeditions in the Arabian desert or the Arctic, enabling them to explore the wilderness and different cultures.
The man-made lake was established under the directives of Sheikh Mohammad bin Rashid to be a lively symbol of civilization and humanity, which reflects the rooted values of the leadership and the people of the UAE for love, tolerance and coexistence among various nationalities living in the UAE and Arabian desert, and mirrors patience, giving, honor and generosity.
The one-humped camels in the Arabian desert are called dromedary camels, and are referred to as the 'ships of the desert'.
Rising from the depths of the Arabian Desert, a unique adventure awaits guests to Four Seasons Hotel Riyadh at Kingdom Centre in the form of a 'Journey to the Edge of the World'.
She said Arabian Glamping's services vary from overnight options to al fresco dining in the heart of the Arabian desert. "We've been lucky to be part of many beautiful special occasions, ranging from birthday parties and bachelorette nights, through large family and friends to proposals, anniversaries and post-wedding celebrations."
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.