Arabian Desert
geographical name desert E Egypt between the Nile & the Red Sea

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Arabian Desert — 1. desert in E Egypt, between the Nile valley and the Red Sea 2. the desert area of Arabia …   English World dictionary

  • Arabian Desert — 1. a desert in Egypt between the Nile valley and the Red Sea. ab. 80,000 sq. mi. (207,000 sq. km). 2. the desert region in the N part of the Arabian peninsula. * * * Desert region, Arabian Peninsula. It covers about 900,000 sq mi (2,330,000 sq… …   Universalium

  • Arabian Desert — The Arabian Desert is a vast desert wilderness stretching from Yemen to the Persian Gulf and Oman to Jordan and Iraq. It occupies most of the Arabian Peninsula with an area of 2,330,000 square kilometers (900,000 mi²)cite book | first=John W. (ed …   Wikipedia

  • Arabian Desert — noun 1. a desert in Egypt between the Nile River and the Red Sea • Syn: ↑Eastern Desert • Instance Hypernyms: ↑desert • Part Holonyms: ↑Egypt, ↑Arab Republic of Egypt, ↑United Arab Republic, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Arabian Desert — desert located in the north of the Arabian peninsula …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Arabian Desert — Ara′bian Des′ert n. 1) a desert in Egypt between the Nile valley and the Red Sea. ab. 80,000 sq. mi. (207,000 sq. km) 2) the desert region in the N part of the Arabian Peninsula …   From formal English to slang

  • Arabian Desert — /əˌreɪbiən ˈdɛzət/ (say uh.raybeeuhn dezuht) noun a large desert in Egypt between the Nile valley and the Red Sea …   Australian English dictionary

  • ARABIAN DESERT —    See ARABIA …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

  • Great Arabian Desert — noun a desert on the Arabian Peninsula in southwestern Asia • Syn: ↑Arabian Desert • Instance Hypernyms: ↑desert • Part Holonyms: ↑Arabian Peninsula, ↑Arabia • Part Meronyms …   Useful english dictionary

  • Arabian Ostrich — Arabian Ostriches Arabian Ostrich painting from The Book of Animals of al Jahiz. Syria, 14th century. Conservation status …   Wikipedia

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