Definition of Desert. Meaning of Desert. Synonyms of Desert

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Definition of Desert

Desert
Desert De*sert", n. [OF. deserte, desserte, merit, recompense, fr. deservir, desservir, to merit. See Deserve.] That which is deserved; the reward or the punishment justly due; claim to recompense, usually in a good sense; right to reward; merit. According to their deserts will I judge them. --Ezek. vii. 27. Andronicus, surnamed Pius For many good and great deserts to Rome. --Shak. His reputation falls far below his desert. --A. Hamilton. Syn: Merit; worth; excellence; due.

Meaning of Desert from wikipedia

- A desert is a barren area of landscape where little precipitation occurs and, consequently, living conditions are hostile for plant and animal life. The...
- The Gobi Desert (/ˈɡoʊbi/) is a large desert or brushland region in East Asia. It covers parts of Northern and Northeastern China and of Southern Mongolia...
- The Mojave Desert (/moʊˈhɑːvi, mə-/ moh-HAH-vee, mə-; Mohave: Hayikwiir Mat'aar) is an arid rain-shadow desert and the driest desert in North America...
- Operation Desert Shield (2 August 1990 – 17 January 1991) for operations leading to the buildup of troops and defense of Saudi Arabia and Operation Desert Storm...
- The Desert Eagle is a semi-automatic pistol known for chambering the largest centerfire cartridge of any magazine-fed, self-loading pistol. Magnum Research...
- Greatest Desert') is a desert located on the African continent. With an area of 9,200,000 square kilometres (3,600,000 sq mi), it is the largest hot desert in...
- Desert fox may refer to: Fennec fox, the world's smallest canid Desert Fox (computer game), a 1985 game for the Commodore 64 The Desert Fox, a 1981 board...
- variations of a desert climate: a hot desert climate (BWh), and a cold desert climate (BWk). To delineate "hot desert climates" from "cold desert climates"...
- In the Desert In the desert I saw a creature, naked, bestial, Who, squatting upon the ground, Held his heart in his hands, And ate of it. I said, “Is it...
- Desert may refer to: a desert: Harrat al-Shamah, a region of the Syrian Desert Black Rock Desert, a semi-arid region in Nevada Black Desert, a desert...
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