[kah-luh-hahr-ee, kal-uh-]


a desert region in SW Africa, largely in Botswana. 100,000 sq. mi. (259,000 sq. km).

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  • I know from being in the Kalahari Desert there is no quiet like being in that place.

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the Kalahari an extensive arid plateau of South Africa, Namibia, and Botswana. Area: 260 000 sq km (100 000 sq miles)Also known as: the Kalahari Desert
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