Dasht-e-Kavir

or Dasht-i-Ka·vir

[ dahsht-ee-kah-veer; English dahsht-ee-kuh-veer ]
/ ˈdɑʃt i kɑˈvir; English ˌdɑʃt i kəˈvɪər /

noun

a salt desert in N central Iran. About 77,220 sq. mi. (200,000 sq. km).

Also called Kavir Desert, Great Salt Desert.

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British Dictionary definitions for dasht-i-kavir

Dasht-i-Kavir

Dasht-e-Kavir

/ (ˌdæʃtiːkæˈvɪə) /

noun

a salt waste on the central plateau of Iran: a treacherous marsh beneath a salt crustAlso called: Kavir Desert
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