Thar Desert

[ tur, tahr ]

noun
  1. a desert in NW India and S Pakistan. About 77,000 sq. mi. (200,000 sq. km).

  • Also called Great Indian Desert .

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Thar Desert

/ (tɑː) /


noun
  1. a desert in NW India, mainly in NW Rajasthan state and extending into Pakistan. Area: over 260 000 sq km (100 000 sq miles): Also called: Indian Desert, Great Indian Desert

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