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sun-baked

adjective [before noun] uk   us   /ˈsʌn.beɪkt/
An area of land or a place that is sun-baked is very dry and obviously receives a lot of sun: We strolled along the sun-baked streets of Naples.
Translations of “sun-baked”
in Chinese (Traditional) (土地或地方)被太陽曬得乾硬的…
in Chinese (Simplified) (土地或地方)被太阳晒得干硬的…
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