[dahsht-ee-kah-veer; English dahsht-ee-kuh-veer]
a salt desert in N central Iran. About 77,220 sq. mi. (200,000 sq. km).
Also, Dasht-i-Kavir.
Also called Kavir Desert, Great Salt Desert.
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Dasht-i-Kavir or Dasht-e-Kavir (ˌdæʃtiːkæˈvɪə)
Also called: Kavir Desert a salt waste on the central plateau of Iran: a treacherous marsh beneath a salt crust
Dasht-e-Kavir or Dasht-e-Kavir

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