Meaning of Great Salt Lake Desert

Great' Salt" Lake' Des'ert

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  1. an arid region in NW Utah, extending W from the Great Salt Lake to the Nevada border. 110 mi. (177 km) long; ab. 4000 sq. mi. (10,360 sq. km).
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