Rubع al Kha•li
Pronunciation: ( Arab. roob" äl khä'lē; Eng. roob" al kä'lē), [key]
a desert in S Arabia, N of Hadhramaut and extending from Yemen to Oman. ab. 250,000 sq. mi. (647,500 sq. km). Also called Ar Rimal, Dahna, Empty Quarter, Great Sandy Desert.
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