desert

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  • The city is situated in a high desert river valley approximately above sea level.
  • Other parts fall out of this climate because they are desert like.
  • He was raised by his mother after his father deserted the family.
  • The town is deserted, and they find no living people on the surface.
  • You are deserting me, and you will never again do any good work. Cited from Poor Relations, by Honore de Balzac
  • The living standard of the people in the desert is low.
  • But the oil soon ran dry and within four years the city was nearly deserted.
  • They also exist in the large desert in the northwest of the state.
  • They were finally found on a deserted island, where several of the men had died.
  • Many of the forces deserted with their arms and remained at their homes.
  • The next year when a second enemy force came to attack the port, they found it deserted.
  • When he leaves his quarters he finds that the entire station is deserted.
  • She was deserted by her husband, and has a daughter with him.
  • Only sandy desert is found in the centre and north of the country.
  • I do not think they will object to deserting with us to the free world. Cited from City of Endless Night, by Milo Hastings
  • Williams now clearly takes the position that he has been deserted by the left.
  • In place of the deserted theater, several houses were built during that time.
  • Over a long period houses were destroyed and fields remained deserted.
  • The owner of a news stand, which she ran for years after her husband deserted the family.
  • Afterwards he died again and she hid his body in the desert.
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Meaning of desert

  • noun Arid land with little or no vegetation
  • verb Leave behind
    the students deserted the campus after the end of exam period