The old Ishmaelites used to dwell in Arabia Deserta—a land scorched by burning sands, with scant vegetation and brackish water.
Arabia Deserta—the desert between Palestine and the Euphrates.
Behind the barren hill on which we have camped, Arabia Deserta unrolls the infinite tract of its red desolation.
Two days after, the merchant Setoc set out for Arabia Deserta, with his slaves and his camels.
Respecting Arabia, see Doughty, Arabia Deserta, i. 340 foll.