Definition of Semidesert

1. Noun. A region much like a desert but usually located between a desert and the surrounding regions.




Definition of Semidesert

1. Noun. A semiarid region, approaching desert. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Semidesert

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Semidesert

semidarkness
semidarknesses
semideaf
semidecidable
semidecision
semidecussation
semidefinite
semideified
semideifies
semideify
semideifying
semidemiquaver
semidemiquavers
semidemisemiquaver
semiderelict
semidesert (current term)
semideserts
semidesperation
semidetached
semidetached house
semidiameter
semidiameters
semidiaphanous
semidiatessaron
semidiatessarons
semidilute
semidirect
semidirect leads
semidiscrete
semiditone

Literary usage of Semidesert

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1. The Santa Rita Experimental Range: History and Annotated Bibliography (1903 by Alvin L. Medina (1997)
"Productivity of mesquite-infested semidesert ranges can be restored by ... A grazing system for semidesert ranges based on responses of grasses to seasonal ..."

2. Biodiversity and the Management of the Madrean Archipelago: The Sky Islands edited by Leonard F. DeBano (1999)
"... Chihuahuan semidesert Grassland Plains and Great Basin Grasslands Plains and Chihuahuan semidesert Grasslands Great Basin Grassland Rocky Mountain ..."

3. The Future of Arid Grasslands: Identifying Issues, Seeking Solutions edited by Barbara Tellman (1999)
"... Orchards and residential Parks within Chihuahuan and Sonoran Biomes In and around human habitations within Chihuahuan semidesert Grassland, ..."

4. Drought and Famine Relationships in Sudan: Policy Implications by Tesfaye Teklu, Joachim Von Braun (1991)
"The area between 14° and 16° north latitudes is semidesert. ... Mean rainfall ranges from 100 to 200 millimeters per year in the semidesert. ..."

5. The Mechanism of Evolution in Leptinotarsa by William Lawrence Tower, Joseph Kumler Breitenbecher (1918)
"Its occurrence in semidesert habitats, and the fact that it is often closely approximated by the geographical variety of L. diversa (rugosa nov. var. ..."

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