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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 landscape where little precipitation occurs and, consequently, living conditions create unique biomes and ecosystems. The lack of vegetation...
- key phases: Operation Desert Shield, which marked the military buildup from August 1990 to January 1991; and Operation Desert Storm, which began with...
- /səˈhærə/) is a desert spanning across North Africa. With an area of 9,200,000 square kilometres (3,600,000 sq mi), it is the largest hot desert in the world...
- The Mojave Desert (/moʊˈhɑːvi, mə-/; Mohave: Hayikwiir Mat'aar; Spanish: Desierto de Mojave) is a desert in the rain shadow of the southern Sierra Nevada...
- The Desert Eagle is a single-action, gas-operated, semi-automatic pistol known for chambering the .50 Action Express, the largest centerfire cartridge...
- The desert climate or arid climate (in the Köppen climate classification BWh and BWk) is a dry climate sub-type in which there is a severe excess of evaporation...
- The Thar Desert, also known as the Great Indian Desert, is an arid region in the north-western part of the Indian subcontinent that covers an area of...
- Desert fox may refer to: Fennec fox (Vulpes zerda), the world's smallest canid White-footed fox (Vulpes vulpes pusilla), also known as the desert fox...
- The Atacama Desert (Spanish: Desierto de Atacama) is a desert plateau located on the Pacific coast of South America, in the north of Chile. Stretching...
- Desert rock may refer to Palm Desert Scene, a Californian music culture that has been described as "desert rock" North African and Saharan desert blues...