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Mojave Desertalso Mohave Desert
An arid region of southern California and Nevada southeast of the Sierra Nevada. Once part of an ancient inland sea, the desert was formed by volcanic action and by materials deposited by the Colorado River.
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(Placename) a desert in S California, south of the Sierra Nevada: part of the Great Basin. Area: 38 850 sq km (15 000 sq miles)
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(or Mo•ha′ve) Des′ert(moʊˈhɑ vi)
a desert in S California: part of the Great Basin. ab. 15,000 sq. mi. (38,850 sq. km).
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|Noun||1.||Mojave Desert - a desert area in southern California and western Arizona|
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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