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noun     desert pronunciation in British English
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  1. 1
    [countable/uncountable] a large area of land with few plants and little water and where the weather is always dry
  2. 2
    [countable] a boring place where nothing happens or where everything is the same

    a desert of car parks and concrete buildings


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