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1) arid. Roget s II: The New Thesaurus, Third Edition. 1995.
...Having little or no liquid or moisture: anhydrous, bone-dry, dry, moistureless, sere, waterless. See DRY. 2. Having little or no precipitation: droughty, dry, rainless,...

2) arid. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...moisture, especially having insufficient rainfall to support trees or woody plants: an arid climate. 2. Lacking interest or feeling; lifeless and dull: a technically...

3) 1633. The Arid Lands by Herbert Bashford. Stedman, Edmund Clarence, ed. 1900. An American Anthology, 1787-1900
...The burnished sky and barren plain. I look away; no green thing gladdens 5 My weary eye—no flower, no tree, Naught save the earth, the sage-brush saddens The scorched,...

4) Roosevelt, Theodore. 1896. Ranch Life and the Hunting-Trail: I. The Cattle Country of the Far West
...The great grazing lands of the West lie in what is known as the arid belt, which stretches from British America on the north to Mexico on the south, through the middle...

5) desert. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...desert, arid region, usually partly covered by sand, having scanty vegetation or sometimes almost none, and capable of supporting only a limited and specially adapted...

6) Puszta. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Puszta, (poo´sta) (KEY) , arid grasslands that once covered a large part of the Alfold, E Hungary. They were used for extensive cattle raising. With the irrigation...

7) Colorado Plateau. The Columbia Gazetteer of North America. 2000
...Colorado Plateau, vast arid upland (c.150,000 sq mi/388,500 sq km), SW U.S., drained by the Colorado R. system, and including much of Ariz. and Utah and smaller parts...

8) 4789. Auden, W.H. (Wystan Hugh). The Columbia World of Quotations. 1996
...NUMBER:4789 QUOTATION:that arid square, that fragment nipped off from hotAfrica, soldered so crudely to inventive Europe, ATTRIBUTION:W.H. (Wystan Hugh) Auden (1907-1973),...

9) subarid. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...Somewhat arid; moderately dry....

10) Namaqualand. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...A mostly arid region of southwest Africa divided by the Orange River into Great Namaqualand in Namibia and Little Namaqualand in South Africa....

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