Namib Desert

[ nah-mib ]

noun
  1. a desert region in SW Africa, extending along the coast from SW Angola to W South Africa. 1,200 miles (1,930 km) long, 30–100 miles (48–160 km) wide; 50,000 sq. mi. (129,500 sq. km).

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How to use Namib Desert in a sentence

  • Under the harsh sun and roaring sand of the wild Namib Desert, even the most intrepid find it impossible to stay put.

  • That is the general story of the fight of the 20th March on the inland edge of the Namib Desert.

    With Botha in the Field | Eric Moore Ritchie
  • The other columns moved on, trekking night and day, as in the great advance across the Namib Desert.

    With Botha in the Field | Eric Moore Ritchie