Definition of Libyan Desert

1. Noun. The northeastern part of the Sahara Desert in Libya and Egypt and Sudan.




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Libyan Desert

Liborius
Liborius' method
Libra
Libra the Balance
Libra the Scales
Libran
Librans
Libras
Libreville
Libritabs
Librium
Libya
Libyan
Libyan Arab Jamahiriya
Libyan Arabic
Libyan Desert (current term)
Libyan Fighting Group
Libyan Islamic Fighting Group
Libyan Islamic Group
Libyan dinar
Libyan dirham
Libyan monetary unit
Libyans
Libyc
Lichanura
Lichanura trivirgata
Lichenales
Lichenes
Lichtenstein
Lichtheim's sign

Literary usage of Libyan Desert

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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, ..."

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