Hammada definition

hə-mädə
An extensive upland desert surface consisting either of bare bedrock or of bedrock covered by a thin layer of pebbles.
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A desert plateau of hard, wind-swept bedrock covered with a thin layer of sand, pebbles, etc.
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A desert with a rocky surface.
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A stony desert.
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Origin of hammada

  • Arabic ḥammāda

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition