Definition of Libyan Desert
1. Noun. The northeastern part of the Sahara Desert in Libya and Egypt and Sudan.
Group relationships: Arab Republic Of Egypt, Egypt, United Arab Republic, Libya, Socialist People's Libyan Arab Jamahiriya, Republic Of The Sudan, Soudan, Sudan, Sahara, Sahara Desert
Lexicographical Neighbors of Libyan Desert
Literary usage of Libyan Desert
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Quarterly Journal of the Royal Meteorological Society by Royal Meteorological Society (Great Britain) (1897)
"In the centre of the Libyan desert in winter, the air is found to be dry, and it remains so owing to the movement of descent compensating the escape ..."
2. The "A.L.A." Index: An Index to General Literature, Biographical, Historical by American Library Association (1901)
"Libyan desert, Exploration of. (G. Rohlf) Am. Lib. hdbk. — Dewey, M. (ed.). Papers of Lichens. Buckley, AB Thro' magic glass, 75. Lichfield. Hawthorne. ..."
3. History of the Romans Under the Empire by Charles Merivale (1865)
"The senatorial party collect their forces in Africa,—Cato lands at Cyrene, crosses the Libyan desert, and joins the forces of Scipio at Utica. ..."
4. Africa by Keith Johnston, Augustus Henry Keane (1878)
"In truth, the Libyan desert is nothing but one immense sandy sea, intersected by lofty sand-dunes, resting on it like great solidified ocean waves. ..."
5. Cyclopaedia of Biblical, Theological, and Ecclesiastical Literature by John McClintock, James Strong (1883)
"In the 4th century it was destroyed by the natives of the Libyan desert, and its wealth and honors were transferred to the episcopal city of Ptolemais, ..."