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  • n. a desert with a rocky surface
  • n. a stony desert

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A stony desert upland or plateau.


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  • The presence of original desert types that are dominated by the endemic Astragalus vilosissimus and shrub bindweed (Convolvulus hammada) are characteristic for the east part of region.

    Central Asian southern desert


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