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Libyan Desert

A desert of northeast Africa in Egypt, Libya, and Sudan. It is the northeast section of the Sahara Desert.
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Libyan Desert

n
(Placename) a desert in N Africa, in E Libya, W Egypt, and the NW Sudan: the NE part of the Sahara
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Lib′yan Des′ert


n.
a desert in N Africa, in Libya, Egypt, and Sudan, W of the Nile: part of the Sahara. ab. 650,000 sq. mi. (1,683,500 sq. km).
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Libyan Desert - the northeastern part of the Sahara Desert in Libya and Egypt and SudanLibyan Desert - the northeastern part of the Sahara Desert in Libya and Egypt and Sudan
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
Libya, Socialist People's Libyan Arab Jamahiriya - a military dictatorship in northern Africa on the Mediterranean; consists almost entirely of desert; a major exporter of petroleum
Republic of the Sudan, Soudan, Sudan - a republic in northeastern Africa on the Red Sea; achieved independence from Egypt and the United Kingdom in 1956
Sahara, Sahara Desert - the world's largest desert (3,500,000 square miles) in northern Africa
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