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 Desert Eagle is a semi-automatic pistol known for chambering the .50 Action Express, the largest centerfire cartridge of any magazine-fed, self-loading...
- 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...
- The desert climate or arid climate (in the Köppen climate cl****ification BWh and BWk), is a climate which there is an excess of evaporation over precipitation...
- 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...
- 33°E / 20.5; 33 The Nubian Desert (Arabic: صحراء النوبة‎, Şaḩrā’ an Nūbyah) is in the eastern region of the Sahara Desert, spanning approximately 400...
- Greatest Desert') is a desert 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 the...
- The Ryn Desert or Ryn-Peski Desert (Kazakh: Нарын құмы, Naryn-Qumy) is a desert in western Kazakhstan, located north of the Caspian Sea and southeast...
- Atacama Desert of coastal Chile and Peru, the Baja California Desert of Mexico, the Namib Desert in Namibia, the Arabian Peninsula coastal fog desert, and...
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