Definitions

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  • adjective Alternative form of semiarid.

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Examples

  • In experiments in a semi-arid region of Mali, in West Africa, the bait - in this case a blend of boric acid with guava and honey-melon fragrances - was applied using a hand sprayer on the vegetation near a cluster of man-made ponds.

    Sweet Bait Lures Malaria Mosquitoes

  • In experiments in a semi-arid region of Mali, in West Africa, the bait - in this case a blend of boric acid with guava and honey-melon fragrances - was applied using a hand sprayer on the vegetation near a cluster of man-made ponds.

    Sweet Bait Lures Malaria Mosquitoes

  • • Increase the supply of alternative cooking fuel available: even with reduced consumption, firewood is not a sustainable fuel option for the people living in and around Dadaab and other semi-arid areas in east Africa.

    Erin Patrick: When Food Is Not Enough to Stop Famine

  • Although most of the area currently affected by the drought and famine has not been wooded for a long time, this semi-arid land was once able to support the food and cooking fuel needs of the population, because the population was spread out -- a small number of largely nomadic people living across wide swathes of territory.

    Erin Patrick: When Food Is Not Enough to Stop Famine

  • • Increase the supply of alternative cooking fuel available: even with reduced consumption, firewood is not a sustainable fuel option for the people living in and around Dadaab and other semi-arid areas in east Africa.

    Erin Patrick: When Food Is Not Enough to Stop Famine

  • We're traveling west through Texas, near Lubbock, in the semi-arid South Plain section of the Llano Estacado, commonly known as the Stacked Plains, a series of geographical subdivisions with distinct physiographic features.

    Mercury Unbound - 4

  • Karamoja is a wide swath of semi-arid land in the north-west of Uganda – it runs along the Ugandan side of the Uganda-Kenya border.

    East Africa drought: Uganda has problems, but it is no Somalia | Ben Jones

  • If we want to talk specifically about Somalia, most of the country is dry lands or semi-arid area.

    Horn Humanitarian Crisis Not Fault of Drought Alone

  • We're traveling west through Texas, near Lubbock, in the semi-arid South Plain section of the Llano Estacado, commonly known as the Stacked Plains, a series of geographical subdivisions with distinct physiographic features.

    Mercury Unbound - 4

  • Although most of the area currently affected by the drought and famine has not been wooded for a long time, this semi-arid land was once able to support the food and cooking fuel needs of the population, because the population was spread out -- a small number of largely nomadic people living across wide swathes of territory.

    Erin Patrick: When Food Is Not Enough to Stop Famine

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