Definition of Sahara Desert

1. Noun. The world's largest desert (3,500,000 square miles) in northern Africa.

Exact synonyms: Sahara
Generic synonyms: Desert
Terms within: Libyan Desert
Group relationships: Africa
Member holonyms: Tuareg



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sahara Desert

Sagittarius serpentarius
Sagittarius the Archer
Sagittariuses
Sagrada Familia
Sahaba
Sahabi
Sahaguntine
Sahaja
Sahaptian
Sahaptians
Sahaptin
Sahaptino
Sahaptins
Sahar
Sahara
Sahara Desert (current term)
Saharan
Saharanpur
Sahel
Sahelian
Sahelians
Sahelo-
Sahidic
Sahiwal
Sahiwals
Sahos
Sahrawi
Sahrawis
Sahul

Literary usage of Sahara Desert

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Publications by Folklore Society (Great Britain) (1902)
"MYTHS CURRENT IN THE Sahara Desert. I picked up the following stories while on an expedition into the Sahara in 1900; most of them from Arabs of my caravan, ..."

2. Daily Geography Practice by Sandi Johnson (2004)
"Tell students that the Sahara Desert is one of the largest ecosystems in the ... Show students the map of the Sahara Desert and read about the kinds of ..."

3. Complete Geography by Alex Everett Frye (1895)
"Northern Africa and the Sahara Desert. are suitable only for f ... Most of the people in the lands on the north of the Sahara desert have dark or swarthy ..."

4. Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of English Usage by Inc. Merriam-Webster (1994)
"Sahara, Sahara desert Because the Arabic word sahara (or sahra) means ... so the Sahara desert had to form —David Attenborough, TV broadcast, 2 Nov. ..."

5. The American Antiquarian and Oriental Journal by Stephen Denison Peet (1902)
"THE Sahara Desert.—Some interesting facts in reference to the pre-historic submersion of the Sahara Desert have been communicated to the French Academy of ..."

6. The American Antiquarian and Oriental Journal by Stephen Denison Peet (1902)
"THE Sahara Desert.—Some interesting facts in reference to the pre-historic submersion of the Sahara Desert have been communicated to the French Academy of ..."

7. American Painters: With One Hundred and Four Examples of Their Work Engraved by George William Sheldon (1880)
"We have engraved two other Oriental subjects, " The Palms of Biskra, Sahara Desert," and " On the Nile." In 1873 the artist sent to the National Academy ..."

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