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Meaning of Desert Culture

Des'ert Cul"ture

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  1. the nomadic hunting, fishing, and gathering preagricultural post-Pleistocene phase in the American West, characterized by an efficient exploitation of varied natural resources that was continued by Amerindian cultures into historic times.
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