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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.
Translations of “desert”
in Korean 사막…
in Arabic صَحْراء…
in French désert, désertique…
in Italian deserto…
in Chinese (Traditional) 沙漠,荒漠…
in Russian пустыня…
in Turkish çöl…
in Polish pustynia…
in Portuguese deserto…
in German die Wüste…
in Catalan desert…
in Japanese 砂漠…
in Chinese (Simplified) 沙漠,荒漠…
(Definition of desert from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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