Definition of Rub' al-Khali in English:

Rub' al-Khali

proper noun

  • A vast desert in the Arabian peninsula that extends from central Saudi Arabia south to Yemen and east to the United Arab Emirates and Oman. It is also known as the Great Sandy Desert and the Empty Quarter.

Pronunciation:

Rub' al-Khali

/ˌro͝ob alˈkälē//älˈKHälē/