Mohave Desert


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Mohave Desert

Mohave Desert

n
(Placename) another name for Mojave Desert

Mo•ja′ve

(or Mo•ha′ve) Des′ert

(moʊˈhɑ vi)
n.
a desert in S California: part of the Great Basin. ab. 15,000 sq. mi. (38,850 sq. km).
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Mohave Desert - a desert area in southern California and western ArizonaMohave Desert - a desert area in southern California and western Arizona
Arizona, Grand Canyon State, AZ - a state in southwestern United States; site of the Grand Canyon
Calif., California, Golden State, CA - a state in the western United States on the Pacific; the 3rd largest state; known for earthquakes
Death Valley - a desert area that is part of the Mojave Desert in eastern California and southwestern Nevada; contains the lowest point in North America
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A long drive through the Mohave Desert, passing the intriguingly named Bagdad Cafe, we arrived at Barstow which is the main stopping point for anyone travelling off Route 66 to the amazing city of Las Vegas.
Construction started on a $1-billion solar power generating station in the Mohave Desert that officials say will make sufficient electricity to power around 80,000 California homes when it is finished in 2016.
What is the name for the lowest and driest area of the Mohave Desert in East California?
6 miles per hour and had also last year broken another record by flying over the Mohave Desert in a custom aircraft at 202.
By the time they finish, Alasdair and Sarah will have passed the Mohave desert, climbed the high Sierras and come close to the volcanoes of Mt Shasta and Mt Hood.
The surveillance footage was beamed back to America's Creech Air Base in the Mohave Desert with operators trying to identify the Gaddafi clan.
JOHN WRIGHT HAD been crossing the Mohave Desert on a regular basis when it finally struck him that he needed to improve the accommodations for his dogs.
The following dialogue, recorded in the midst of the Mohave Desert (during Singer's most recent expedition to Sin City) illustrates why I regarded the aforesaid Hebrew babalao as a "cubiche honorario" (honorary Cuban) .
They thrive from northern Canada to the Mohave Desert, from Florida to Hawaii.