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...
- 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...
- 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...
- The Mojave Desert (/moʊˈhɑːvi, mə-/ mo-HAH-vee) is an arid rain-shadow desert and the driest desert in North America. It is in the southwestern United...
- الصحراء الكبرى‎, aṣ-ṣaḥrāʼ al-kubrá, 'the Great Desert') is the largest hot desert and the third largest desert in the world after Antarctica and the Arctic...
- The Thar Desert, also known as the Great Indian Desert, is a large arid region in the northwestern part of the Indian subcontinent that covers an area...
- Gobi Desert (/ˈɡoʊ.bi/) is a large desert region in Asia. It covers parts of northern and northwestern China, and of southern Mongolia. The desert basins...
- The Sonoran Desert is a North American desert which covers large parts of the Southwestern United States in Arizona and California and of Northwestern...
- The Atacama Desert (Spanish: Desierto de Atacama) is a desert plateau in South America covering a 1000-km (600-mi) strip of land on the Pacific coast...
- The Taklamakan Desert /ˌtæk.lə.məˈkæn/ (Chinese: 塔克拉玛干沙漠; pinyin: Tǎkèlāmǎgān Shāmò, Xiao'erjing: تَاكْلامَاقًا شَاموْ‎; Uyghur: تەكلىماكان قۇملۇقى‎; Dungan:...
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