Nejd
or Najd geographical name region central & E Saudi Arabia; area 447,000 square miles (1,162,200 square kilometers), population 1,200,000 • Nejdi adjective or noun

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  • Nejd — or Najd (literally highland , ar. نجد) is the central region of the Arabian Peninsula. Geography Boundaries of NejdThe Arabic word nejd literally means upland and was once applied to a variety of regions within the Arabian Peninsula. However, the …   Wikipedia

  • Nejd — /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. * * * or Najd Region of central Saudi Arabia. Comprising a rocky plateau… …   Universalium

  • Nejd — [nezhd] region in central & E Saudi Arabia: formerly a sultanate …   English World dictionary

  • Nejd — Le Nejd ou Najd (نجد) est une région du centre de l Arabie saoudite couvrant, en particulier, les provinces de Riyad, Al Qasim et Haïl. Le Nejd est un plateau situé entre 762 et 1 525 mètres. La partie orientale comprend plusieurs villages… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • 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 • Instance Hypernyms: ↑geographical area, ↑geographic area,… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Nejd — Das Hochland von Nadsch Der Nadschd (auch Nedschd; arabisch ‏نجد‎, DMG naǧd, „Hochland“; engl. Nejd oder Najd) ist eine Landschaft im Inneren Saudi Arabiens. Inhaltsverzeichnis …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Nejd — o Najd Región del centro de Arabia Saudita. Abarca una meseta rocosa que desciende hacia el este a partir de los montes del Hejaz; a excepción de unos cuantos oasis fértiles, está escasamente poblada. A mediados del s. XVIII fue la base de los… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • nejd — • omgivning, trakt, närhet, omnejd, område, närmiljö, närområde …   Svensk synonymlexikon

  • Nejd — prov., CEN. Saudi Arabia; ab. 450,000 sq. mi.; cap. Riyadh …   Webster's Gazetteer

  • Nejd — [[t]nɛdʒd, neɪd[/t]] n. geg a region of Saudi Arabia in the E central part: formerly a sultanate. ab. 400,000 sq. mi. (1,000,000 sq. km) …   From formal English to slang

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