Nejd

Nejd
noun
a central plateau region of the Arabian Peninsula; formerly an independent sultanate until 1932 when it united with Hejaz to form the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
Syn: ↑Najd

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/nejd, nayd/, n.
one of the two major regions of Saudi Arabia in the E central part: formerly a sultanate of Arabia. ab. 400,000 sq. mi. (1,000,000 sq. km). Also, Najd.

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[nejd]
an arid plateau region in central Saudi Arabia, north of the Rub' al Khali desert, at an altitude of about 5,000 feet (1,500 m)

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