Dasht-e-Kavir


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Dasht-e-Ka·vir

 (dăsht′ē-kə-vîr′, däsht′ē-kä-vîr′)
A salt desert of north-central Iran southeast of the Elburz Mountains.
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Noun1.Dasht-e-Kavir - a salt desert in north central Iran
Iran, Islamic Republic of Iran, Persia - a theocratic Islamic republic in the Middle East in western Asia; Iran was the core of the ancient empire that was known as Persia until 1935; rich in oil
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Elles ont ete organisees dans le Dasht-e-Kavir, grand desert du centre de l'Iran oE a ete construite "une replique d'une base aerienne" appartenant a une "force exterieure a la region", selon la meme source.
The drill is being held in the Dasht-e-Kavir, the great desert of central Iran, where "a replica of an airbase" belonging to an "external force in the region" was built, the source said.
A staff sergeant then, Sanchez was a loadmaster on the lead MC-130 that landed on the powdery sands of Dasht-e-Kavir, Iran's Great Salt Desert, more than 20 years ago.