Definition of Hammada

1. Noun. a desert with a rocky surface ¹



2. Noun. a stony desert ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Hammada

1. a desert plateau of bedrock [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hammada

hamfisted
hamfistedly
hamfistedness
hamhanded
hamhandedly
hamhandedness
hamiform
hamilton period
haming
haminura
hamite
hamlet
hamleted
hamlets
hamlike
hammada (current term)
hammadas
hammal
hammals
hammam
hammams
hamman-rich syndrome
hamman sign
hammarite
hammed
hammed up
hammer
hammer-on
hammer-ons
hammer and sickle

Literary usage of Hammada

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1. The Journal of the Royal Geographical Society by Royal Geographical Society (Great Britain), Norton Shaw, Hume Greenfield, Henry Walter Bates (1851)
"... a Wadi with a famous cavern called Aa'gidet en Nib, where you arrive at the Aser, proceeding always on the hammada. 16th. ..."

2. Africa by Augustus Henry Keane (1907)
"The Inland Plateaux and Ranges: The Great hammada Beyond the ... on the northern verge of the great stony hammada. The term " hammada," meaning a stony ..."

3. Proceedings of the Royal Geographical Society of London by Royal Geographical Society (Great Britain) (1865)
"I was thus enabled to travel through the hammada (which separates the 1'Ued Gehr from ... in the middle of the hammada, there is an interesting place called ..."

4. Africa by Augustus Henry Keane (1907)
"Two distinct routes, however, lead from Tripolis across the hammada to Fezzan. ... The hammada is skirted southwards by the Jebel es- Suda (" Black ..."

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