adjective (of a region, land, etc.)
Origin of semiarid
Examples from the Web for semi-arid
Therefore it is necessary for the Government to proclaim the countries themselves as arid or semi-arid, and legislate accordingly.
The vegetation there is quite different from the grassy, semi-arid vegetation of which evidence is found in the loess.Climatic Changes|Ellsworth Huntington
Among the newer scientific activities was included that of the reclamation of the arid or semi-arid lands of the Southwest.The New Nation|Frederic L. Paxson
They are of pink color, a characteristic not unusual with oaks in semi-arid regions.American Forest Trees|Henry H. Gibson
Alfalfa is grown extensively in the semi-arid regions of the country.The First Book of Farming|Charles L. Goodrich