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either of the zones of latitude 15–30° N and S characterized by very low rainfall and desert or semidesert terrain
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Words nearby arid zone
arid, aridification, aridisol, aridity, aridity index, arid zone, Ariège, ariel, Aries, arietta, arigato
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How to use arid zone in a sentence
Some of the plateaus are very dry; others rise above the arid zone and are well watered.The Romance of the Colorado River|Frederick S. Dellenbaugh
The ecology of arid zone insects (excluding locusts and grasshoppers).The Biotic Associations of Cockroaches|Louis M. Roth
Hill had reached out beyond the wheat country into the arid zone, which was found to be not nearly so arid as we thought.Little Journeys to the Homes of the Great, Volume 11 (of 14)|Elbert Hubbard
Like most of the West Coast towns of the arid zone, Iquique is devoid of edificial interest.Journeys and Experiences in Argentina, Paraguay, and Chile|Henry Stephens