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Arabian Desert

noun
1.
a desert in Egypt between the Nile valley and the Red Sea. About 80,000 sq. mi. (207,000 sq. km).
2.
Also called Eastern Desert. the desert region in the N part of the Arabian peninsula.
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Arabian Desert

noun
1.
a desert in E Egypt, between the Nile, the Gulf of Suez, and the Red Sea: mountainous parts rise over 1800 m (6000 ft). Area: about 220 000 sq km (85 000 sq miles)
2.
a desert, mainly in Saudi Arabia, forming the desert area of the Arabian Peninsula, esp in the north. Area: about 2 330 000 sq km (900 000 sq miles)
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