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Mojave Desert

or Mohave Desert

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noun
  1. a desert in S California: part of the Great Basin. About 15,000 sq. mi. (38,850 sq. km).
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Mojave Desert

Mohave Desert

noun
  1. 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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mojave desert in Culture

Mojave Desert

[(moh-hah-vee)]

Area of low, barren mountains and flat valleys in southern California.

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Location of Death Valley National Monument.

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Lowest point in the United States.
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