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Spanish translation of “desert”

desert

noun /ˈdezət/
an area of barren country, usually hot, dry and sandy, where there is very little rain
desierto
Parts of the country are like a desert (also adjective) desert plants.
the Sahara desert (not dessert). desert island noun a small tropical island which has no people living on it
Isla Desierta
The story is about a shipwrecked sailor who lives on a desert island.
(Definition of desert from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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