desert noun definition in Other geographic regions topic from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

desert

 noun: Other geographic regions topic
BrE /ˈdezət/ ; NAmE /ˈdezərt/ [countable, uncountable] a large area of land that has very little water and very few plants growing on it. Many deserts are covered by sand. the Sahara Desert Somalia is mostly desert. burning desert sands (figurative) a cultural desert (= a place without any culture)