Name: Sahara

Origin and Meaning of the Name Sahara

  • Meaning:
    The great desert
  • Origin:
  • Meaning:
    Moon
  • Origin:
  • Gender:
    Girl
  • Pronunciation:
    (sah HAYR uh), (sah HAR ah)
  • Form of:
    Itself (Sahara)
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Miscellaneous Info for Sahara

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  • Used in:
    African and English speaking countries
  • Additional Info:
    Sahara is the name of a vast desert in North Africa. Its name is taken from the plural Arabic languages and literally means "the great desert".

    Sahara may also be taken as derived from the Hebrew "sahar" meaning "moon".

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