The word desert is a noun. Desert means (1) an arid region with little or no vegetation.
Desert is also a verb that means (1) leave someone who needs or counts on you; leave in the lurch, (2) desert (a cause, a country or an army), often in order to join the opposing cause, country, or army.
Desert is also an adjective that means (1) located in a dismal or remote area; desolate.
The following articles and web pages elaborate on the word desert.
Located in southeastern California, 140 miles east of Los Angeles, Joshua Tree National Park includes parts of the Mohave Desert and Colorado Desert and gets its name from the spiky-tipped Joshua trees that are native to the Mohave Desert ecosystem.
Bar Harbor is a picturesque small town in southeastern Maine that is located on the northeast shore of Mount Desert Island. Nearby Acadia National Park contains Cadillac Mountain, the highest point on the eastern seaboard.
When Spanish Conquistadors rode along the banks of the Rio Grande in 1598, they discovered a diamond amid the Chihuahuan desert. El Paso has been luring visitors with its mystery and promise ever since. Every year, the El Paso area hosts millions of travelers during their visit to this international metroplex. Nestled at the point where West Texas, New Mexico, and Old Mexico meet, The Sun City is a good place to appreciate the blending of these cultures and heritages.
The following articles provide recent desert-related news.
LAS VEGAS (AP) - Nevada's governor and congressional delegation are pointing to earthquakes this month in the California desert and calling for the U.S. ...
Ken Ritter. Washington Times. Thursday, 18 Jul 2019 03:03:00 -0400.
Nestled along the Virgin River and bordering Utah's Zion National Park, Cliffrose Springdale allows guests to relax amid the surrounding lush desert foliage and breathtaking canyon views. ...
Hsyndicate. Thursday, 11 Jul 2019 11:30:37 +0200.
Aftershocks of last week's big earthquakes are still rumbling beneath the California desert, but seismologists say the probability of large quakes continues to decline.
Voice of America. Wednesday, 10 Jul 2019 19:02:13 -0400.
California desert towns tremble after two big earthquakes and thousands of aftershocks. Also, Iran says it passed uranium enrichment levels set by the 2015 nuclear deal. All that and all that matters in today's Eye Opener. ...
CBS News. Monday, 08 Jul 2019 08:39:28 -0400.