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Semiarid

adjective
1.
Somewhat arid.






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"Semiarid" Quotes from Famous Books



... Americans the southwest means the desert, and it is true that most of Arizona, New Mexico, and Utah, and portions of Colorado and southern California, are arid or semiarid lands, relieved, however, by regions of fertility and agricultural prosperity. In popular conception the desert has been the negative of all that means beauty, richness, and sublimity; it has been the synonym of poverty and death. Gradually but surely the American public is learning that again ...
— The Book of the National Parks • Robert Sterling Yard



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