Definitions for semiaridˌsɛm iˈær ɪd, ˌsɛm aɪ-

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

sem•i•ar•idˌsɛm iˈær ɪd, ˌsɛm aɪ-(adj.)

  1. (of a region) characterized by very little annual rainfall, usu. from 10 to 20 in. (25 to 50 cm).

    Category: Meteorology

Princeton's WordNet

  1. semiarid(adj)

    somewhat arid

    "a semiarid region with little annual rainfall"


  1. semiarid(Adjective)

    Somewhat arid, receiving little rainfall but more than an arid area would. Typically defined as 25 to 50 cm or 10 to 20 inches of rainfall annually.


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