Great Arabian Desert

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Noun1.Great Arabian Desert - a desert on the Arabian Peninsula in southwestern AsiaGreat Arabian 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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Had it not been for the resultant irresistible temptation to discover the unfathomed other side of the "severity of the desert," he would have ended up being just another migrant worker in the Saudi city of Jeddah, totally unaware of the nuances of life in the great Arabian desert.
Also in pre-production is feature-length documentary "Changing Sands." The $1.3 million pic follows the life of British explorer Wilfred Thesiger, who traveled and mapped the great Arabian desert area known as the Empty Quarter in the 1940s.
The sands of the great Arabian desert pour into the country from the north and stretch down to the southern coast.