from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- A vast desert of northern Africa extending east from the Atlantic coast to the Nile Valley and south from the Atlas Mountains to the region of the Sudan. During the Ice Age (about 50,000 to 100,000 years ago), the Sahara was a region of extensive shallow lakes watering large areas of vegetation, most of which had disappeared by Roman times. Introduction of the camel (probably in the first century A.D.) led to occupation by nomadic tribes who moved from oasis to oasis in search of water.
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- proper n. A desert in North Africa, the largest hot desert in the world.
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- n. the world's largest desert (3,500,000 square miles) in northern Africa
Even though this is rather old news, the presentation of this particular total solar eclipse in Sahara 1973 is worth a look and read.
The Moroccan government claims to be acting constructively, but pretends that Western Sahara is not partitioned, and that the Polisario-controlled areas are a buffer zone in which the Polisario has no presence.
The Sahara is Morocans, The sahrawi civilians are welcome back anytime, if Polisario and algerians allows them to leave in mass.
The Western Sahara is known for having scores of landmines left over from conflicts dating back to World War II.
Ride the Dunes at Little Sahara - Little Sahara is a state park in northwest Oklahoma.
As in, "The transverse occipital sulcus intersects the intraparietal sulcus near the level of the parieto-occipital fissure" and "The Sahara is in Afghanistan, I think." ...
Sahara is probably one of the best books I've ever read, though not quite as mind-bending as the foundation series.
The word Sahara, Mr. Crooke remarks,  has excited speculation as to its derivation from Arabic, in which Sahara means a wilderness; and the name of the Savars has accordingly been deduced from the same source as the great Sahara desert.
Passed through the whole district by 3 P.M., and then entered what is usually called the Sahara, this side the Mountains.
I've watched a few films over the last few days and enjoyed these two: "Sahara" - A good adventure film featuring the very likable Steve Zahn.
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