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thirstland Line breaks: thirst|land
Pronunciation: /ˈθəːstland/

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Definition of thirstland in English:


South African
A large arid area.
Example sentences
  • Flying is the only way to get the measure of Kaokoland and Damaraland, the spectacular thirstlands of Namibia that run south from the Angolan border along the Skeleton Coast.
  • Also worth visiting are the searing thirstlands of the Makgadikgadi Pans & Central Kalahari desert.
  • The Kalahari sandveld has often been called ‘thirstland’ to distinguish it from true desert.
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