Eastern Desert

NOUN
  1. a desert in Egypt between the Nile River and the Red Sea
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  • No longer do the Middle Eastern deserts reverberate to the sound of Australian helicopters.
  • A drama still slogging on through the Middle Eastern deserts hardly adapts to the demands of showbiz. Times, Sunday Times
  • A learned ornithologist later gave the Latin name Athene noctua lilith to the Middle Eastern desert race of the Little Owl (pictured in Voous's book on p. 183). The Company of Owls
  • They had at their disposal a large body of "plunderers," or Beduin from the eastern desert, and Rib-Hadad accuses them of forming secret alliances with the kings of Babylonia, of Mitanni and of the Hittites. Patriarchal Palestine
  • Kordofan, whither it is imported from Darfour; and salt, from the salt mines of Boyedha; but this salt is dear, and the poor use as a substitute for it a brine, which they procure by dissolving in hot water lumps of a reddish coloured saline earth, of a bitterish, disagreeable taste, which they purchase from the Bedouins of the eastern desert; it seems to contain ochre and allum. Travels in Nubia
  • I was reading that you actually were quoted as saying Judaism, like Christianity and Islam, is a faith born in the Middle Eastern desert, and prayers for rain are built right into the Jewish calendar and in the month of Heshvan -- and tell me if I'm saying that right -- that would be right now, late October. CNN Transcript Nov 13, 2007
  • In the Eastern Desert, at three or four days 'journey from Medina, lives a whole Bedouin tribe, called Beni Aly, who are all of this Persian creed; and it is matter of astonishment to find the two most holy spots of the orthodox Muselman religion surrounded, one by the sectaries of Zeyd, and the other by those of Aly, without an attempt having been made to dislodge them. Travels in Arabia; comprehending an account of those territories in Hedjaz which the Mohammedans regard as sacred
  • A drama still slogging on through the Middle Eastern deserts hardly adapts to the demands of showbiz. Times, Sunday Times
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