Relating to, denoting, or characteristic of a biogeographical region including desert areas of the south-western US and central Mexico.
- The landscape in question is not Central Australia but the Sonoran Desert in Southern Arizona, USA.
- However, the Sonoran region is characterized by great variability in annual precipitation, which is one of the most important factors affecting quail populations.
- His grandfather had fled the shackles of peonage in the 1880s and homesteaded this tract of Sonoran desert.
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