Eastern Desert love

Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • A desert of eastern Egypt between the Nile Valley and the Red Sea. Porphyry, granite, and sandstone found here have been used as building materials since ancient times.

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  • noun a desert in Egypt between the Nile River and the Red Sea

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Examples

  • The sands of the Eastern Desert were the color of drying blood.

    The Saracen: Land of the Infidel

  • Egyptian oil production comes from four main areas: the Gulf of Suez (about 50 percent), the Western Desert, the Eastern Desert, and the Sinai Peninsula.

    Energy profile of Egypt

  • From Ismailia on the Suez Canal, Cairo lay one hundred miles across the crunchy sand of the Eastern Desert.

    Three Empires on the Nile

  • From Ismailia on the Suez Canal, Cairo lay one hundred miles across the crunchy sand of the Eastern Desert.

    Three Empires on the Nile

  • From Ismailia on the Suez Canal, Cairo lay one hundred miles across the crunchy sand of the Eastern Desert.

    Three Empires on the Nile

  • SI: We've got some stuff outside of Dakhla Oasis [just west of Kharga Oasis], but on the whole, the rock art of the Western Desert is so different from that of the Eastern Desert.

    Rock the Oasis

  • In the Eastern Desert, you get some prehistoric stuff, but you get a lot more that seems to be protodynastic -- more boats and things.

    Rock the Oasis

  • Dahban, of the Kahtan Arabs, one of the most powerful tribes of the Eastern Desert.

    Travels in Arabia

  • Chilly and violent winds from the Eastern Desert are much dreaded, and though Ohod screens the town on the North and

    Personal Narrative of a Pilgrimage to Al-Madinah and Meccah

  • Egypt's Eastern Desert has been one of the most isolated and under-explored regions in the country, its ruins, spanning more than 5,000 years of history, protected by its forbidding climate and mountainous terrain.

    Emerald City

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