Great American Desert
- the area of desert in the south-west US and northern Mexico. It runs from southern California north into Idaho and Oregon and east to the Rocky Mountains. It includes the Mojave Desert and the Painted Desert.
* * *a vast, vaguely defined arid and semiarid region of North America that embraces the Great Plains (q.v.).
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