Nubian Desert
geographical name desert NE Sudan E of the Nile

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Nubian Desert — desert in NE Sudan, between the Nile & the Red Sea …   English World dictionary

  • Nubian Desert — Coordinates: 20°30′N 33°00′E / 20.5°N 33°E / 20.5; 33 …   Wikipedia

  • Nubian Desert — an arid region in the NE Sudan. * * * Desert, northeastern Sudan. It is separated from the Libyan Desert by the Nile River valley to the west. Rocky and rugged with some dunes, it is essentially a sandstone plateau interspersed with many wadis… …   Universalium

  • Nubian Desert — desert located in northeastern Sudan between the Red Sea and the Nile River …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Nubian Desert — noun an arid sandstone plateau in northeastern Sudan between the Nile and the Red Sea • Instance Hypernyms: ↑desert • Part Holonyms: ↑Sudan, ↑Republic of the Sudan, ↑Soudan, ↑Arabian Desert, ↑Great Arabian Desert * * * an arid region in the NE… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Nubian Desert — Nu′bian Des′ert n. geg an arid region in the NE Sudan …   From formal English to slang

  • Nubian Desert — /njubiən ˈdɛzət/ (say nyoohbeeuhn dezuht) noun an arid region in the north eastern Sudan …   Australian English dictionary

  • Nubian — may refer to: the Nubian people the Nubian languages Anglo Nubian, a breed of goat HMS Nubian See also Nubia Nubian pyramids Nubian Desert Nubian Plate …   Wikipedia

  • desert — desert1 desertic /di zerr tik/, adj. desertlike, adj. /dez euhrt/, n. 1. a region so arid because of little rainfall that it supports only sparse and widely spaced vegetation or no vegetation at all: The Sahara is a vast sandy desert. 2. any area …   Universalium

  • Nubian Sandstone — refers to a variety of sedimentary rocks deposited on the Precambrian Basement in the eastern Sahara, north east Africa and Arabia. It consist of continental sandstones with thin beds of marine limestones, and marls. Nubian sandstone was… …   Wikipedia

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