Definition of Rub' al-Khali in English:

Rub' al-Khali

proper noun

  • A vast desert in the Arabian peninsula, extending from central Saudi Arabia southwards to Yemen and eastwards to the United Arab Emirates and Oman. It is also known as the Great Sandy Desert and the Empty Quarter.

Pronunciation

Rub' al-Khali

/ˌrʊb alˈkɑːli/