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Syrian Desert

noun

  1. a desert in N Saudi Arabia, SE Syria, W Iraq, and NE Jordan. About 125,000 sq. mi. (323,750 sq. km).


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A direct eastward march from the lower part of Palestine across the great Syrian Desert was then, as ever, utterly impracticable.

Upper Mesopotamia is a more even plain than the Syrian Desert, and southwards is but little intersected with ravines.

The mountains gradually decline to the great Syrian Desert on the east.

A direct eastward march from the lower part of Palestine across the great Syrian Desert was then, as now, utterly impracticable.

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