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A desert plateau region of southern Botswana, eastern Namibia, and western South Africa. Fed by seasonal rains, it has sandy soil and supports grass and other vegetation in all but the extreme southwestern corner.
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(Placename) the Kalahari an extensive arid plateau of South Africa, Namibia, and Botswana. Area: 260 000 sq km (100 000 sq miles). Also known as: the Kalahari Desert
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Ka•la•ha•ri(ˌkɑ ləˈhɑr i, ˌkæl ə-)
a desert region in SW Africa, largely in Botswana. 100,000 sq. mi. (259,000 sq. km).
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|Noun||1.||Kalahari - a desert in southwestern Africa - largely Botswana|
Namibia, Republic of Namibia, South West Africa - a republic in southwestern Africa on the south Atlantic coast (formerly called South West Africa); achieved independence from South Africa in 1990; the greater part of Namibia forms part of the high Namibian plateau of South Africa
Botswana, Republic of Botswana - a landlocked republic in south-central Africa that became independent from British control in the 1960s
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