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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

(of a region, land, etc.) characterized by very little annual rainfall, usually from 10 to 20 in. (25 to 50 cm)

Usage examples (34)
  • Ascension Island: tropical marine; mild, semi-arid
  • New cereals have been established in the semi-arid West.
  • All over Kenya, especially in semi-arid areas, 0-2,100 m.
  • The desert of this story is that semi-arid region east of the upper for more
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