a desert in Egypt between the Nile valley and the Red Sea. About 80,000 sq. mi. (207,000 sq. km).
Also called Eastern Desert. the desert region in the N part of the Arabian peninsula.
But there are lots of spoilers in the Arabian Desert who will try to undo the deal.
Yemen’s Dangerous Power Vacuum After President Saleh Bruce Riedel November 23, 2011
It was burning hot from the moment it rose till it set 14 hours after over the Arabian Desert.
With a Highland Regiment in Mesopotamia One of its Officer
Drop two thousand feet into the middle of the Arabian Desert?
The Floating Island of Madness Jason Kirby
Yet these are by no means the only plants which manage to exist in the Egyptian and Arabian Desert.
The Romance of Plant Life G. F. Scott Elliot
It might have been more appropriately named an Asian or Arabian Desert.
The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 15, No. 88, February, 1865 Various
But we cannot fail to be struck from the outset with the genius shown in the choice of a life set in the Arabian Desert.
Expositor’s Bible: The Book of Job Robert Watson
They traveled through the land of Teman, between Edom and the Arabian Desert.
The Rand-McNally Bible Atlas Jesse L. Hurlbut
One can be as parched on a road in the Sussex hop country as in the Arabian Desert.
Highways & Byways in Sussex E.V. Lucas
It would remind one of the passage of Napoleon across the Arabian Desert, so graphically described by historians.
History of Kershaw’s Brigade D. Augustus Dickert
Denon tells us that, in crossing the Arabian Desert, a single feed of beans is all their food for a day.
Illustrative Anecdotes of the Animal Kingdom Samuel Griswold Goodrich
a desert in E Egypt, between the Nile, the Gulf of Suez, and the Red Sea: mountainous parts rise over 1800 m (6000 ft). Area: about 220 000 sq km (85 000 sq miles)
a desert, mainly in Saudi Arabia, forming the desert area of the Arabian Peninsula, esp in the north. Area: about 2 330 000 sq km (900 000 sq miles)
- Arabian gulf
. an arm of the Arabian Sea, between SW Iran and Arabia. 600 miles (965 km) long. Historical Examples The same observations apply to Adule, the harbour on the Arabian Gulf. A Manual of Ancient History A. H. L. (Arnold Hermann Ludwig) Heeren The Troglodytica extended along the western side of the Arabian Gulf, from […]
- Arabian horse
one of a breed of horses, raised originally in Arabia and adjacent countries, noted for intelligence, grace, and speed.
- Arabian jasmine
a climbing shrub, Jasminum sambac, of India, having hairy branches and very fragrant white flowers that turn purple with age, used in making jasmine tea; sampaguita.
- Arabian nights
arabian nights A famous collection of Persian, Indian, and Arabian folktales. Supposedly, the legendary Scheherazade told these stories to her husband the sultan, a different tale every night for 1,001 days; therefore, the collection is sometimes called The Thousand and One Nights. The Arabian Nights includes the stories of familiar characters such as Aladdin and […]