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Ustyurt

Ust Urt

noun
  1. an arid plateau in central Asia, between the Caspian and Aral seas in Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan. Area: about 238 000 sq km (92 000 sq miles)
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Historical Examples

  • On the western frontier of the desert it forms a declivity as steep as the Kaflankir, or the whole table-land of Ustyurt.

    Sketches of Central Asia (1868)

    Arminius Vmbry