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trade-wind desert
An area of very little rainfall and high temperature which occurs where the trade winds or their equivalent blow over land; the best examples are the Sahara and Kalahari deserts.
The arid cold-water coasts on the western shores of North and South America and Africa.
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From McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Environmental Science.  The Content is a copyrighted work of McGraw-Hill and McGraw-Hill reserves all rights in and to the Content.  The Work is © 2008 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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