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 two-tone exterior featuring a contrast Bespoke paint combination of Brooklands Green and Desert Dune resonates strongly in Dubai, where luscious green golf courses of the highest international calibre are set against the majestic background of the surrounding Arabian desert sands.
One Desert Safari tour gives travelers the experience of the vast Arabian Desert that really feels like another planet.
The programme includes a range of experiences from visits to the Arabian desert, a trip to one of the world s largest mosques, a tour to Yas Island and sampling world class hotels and restaurants.
Dubai is also a cosmopolitan oasis, a futuristic cityscape that towers over the Arabian Desert.
5/10): Imagine, if you will, living in an exotic Arabian desert, in which its peaceful inhabitants have flourished for years.
Here he's back in the saddle as a cowboy who competes in the "Ocean of Fire", a deadly 3,000-mile equestrian race across the Arabian desert.
With the W22Xd motors, WEG has the widest range of energy efficient low voltage hazardous area motors available in the market today and has the ideal explosion-proof motor solution for virtually every situation, from gas pipelines in the Arctic to drilling rigs in the hottest parts of the Arabian Desert.
The design of the area is inspiration from the Arabian Desert, with the topography of the floor similar to sand-dunes for children to walk around.
The event starts on Saturday, March 28th and finishes on Thursday, April 2nd, after five punishing desert selective sections through the Rub Al-Khali (Empty Quarter) and western region of Al-Garbia in the Arabian desert, according to the UAE News Agency (WAM).
Set in the Arabian Desert of 1916, Naji Abu Nowar's film "follows Theeb, a young Bedouin boy and his elder brother Hussein, as they leave the safety of their tribe to venture on a treacherous journey at the dawn of the Great Arab Revolt," as described by MAD Solutions, the firm handling the film's marketing.