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.
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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)
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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.
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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
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Translations

Arabian Desert

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

n the Arabian Desertil Deserto arabico
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