Sahara - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |səˈherə|  American pronunciation of the word sahara
Brit.  |səˈherə|  British pronunciation of the word sahara

noun

- the world's largest desert (3,500,000 square miles) in northern Africa

Examples

The karoos in the dry season are almost as barren as the wastes of the Sahara.

The Sahara is one of the world's least hospitable regions.

Britain does not recognize Moroccan sovereignty over Western Sahara.

Western Sahara

little isolated worlds, as abruptly disjunct and unexpected as a palm-shaded well in the Sahara

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