Definition of Sabkha

1. Noun. An area of coastal salt flats, especially in North Africa and Arabia. ¹



¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Sabkha

1. a coastal plain [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sabkha

sabicu
sabicu wood
sabieite
sabin vaccine
sabinaite
sabine
sabine pine
sabinene
sabines
sabino
sabinol
sabinol dehydrogenase
sabins
sabir
sabirs
sabkha (current term)
sabkhah
sabkhahs
sabkhas
sabkhat
sabkhats
sable
sable's hair pencil
sable antelope
sable brush
sable coat
sabled
sablefish
sablefishes
sableness

Literary usage of Sabkha

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1. Natural Emirates: Wildlife and Environment of the United Arab Emirates by Peter Vine (1996)
"Inland or interdune sabkha is found in low- lying basins within the sand desert. All sabkhas share certain characteristics. Although they are restricted to ..."

2. United Arab Emirates: A New Perspective by Ibrahim Abed, Peter Hellyer (2001)
"In the Liwa area, small flat-topped hills (mesas) are capped by a gypsum-cemented layer indicative of former sabkha conditions. Lightly cemented dune sand, ..."

3. Archaeology of the United Arab Emirates: Proceedings of the First by Daniel T. Potts, Hasan Al Naboodah, Peter Hellyer (2003)
"In the Western Region of the Emirate of Abu Dhabi, the sands begin as very low dunes just behind the coastal plain and the salt-flats (sabkha) of the ..."

4. Ancient Magan: The Secrets of Tell Abraq by Daniel T. Potts (2000)
"ABOVE RIGHT: The sabkha to the north of Tell ... Generally, there was always some standing water in the sabkha during the winter months. ..."

5. The Quarterly Review by William Gifford, George Walter Prothero, John Gibson Lockhart, John Murray, Whitwell Elwin, John Taylor Coleridge, Rowland Edmund Prothero Ernle, William Macpherson, William Smith (1910)
"It was marshy in places, intersected by little streams from the springs, and covered with a white crust of salts—sabkha the Arabs call such regions—on which ..."

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