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Rubʿ al Khali

[Arabic roo b ahl khah-lee; English roo b al kah-lee] /Arabic ˌrʊb ɑl ˈxɑ li; English ˌrʊb æl ˈkɑ li/
a desert in S Arabia, N of Hadhramaut and extending from Yemen to Oman. About 250,000 sq. mi. (647,500 sq. km).
Also called Ar Rimal, Dahna, Empty Quarter, Great Sandy Desert. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • By this time, they had settled themselves on the porch of an Empty Quarter house.

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Empty Quarter

another name for Rub` al Khali
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