adjective or noun see Nejd

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  • nejdi — noun ( s) Usage: capitalized Etymology: Arabic najdīy : a native or inhabitant of Nejd …   Useful english dictionary

  • Najd — A view of the Tweig (Tuwaiq) Escarpment from the west. The Saudi capital Riyadh lies just beyond the horizon. Najd or Nejd (Arabic: نجد ‎, Naǧd), literally Highland, is the central region of the Arabian Peninsula …   Wikipedia

  • 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

  • Jeddah — This article is about the Saudi Arabian city. For the Australian movie, see Jedda. For the Bahraini island, see Jidda Island. City of Jeddah جدّة Jidda   City   …   Wikipedia

  • nedjdi — ⇒NEDJDI, NEDJI, subst. masc. Cheval arabe pur sang. (Dict. XIXe et XXe s.). ,,Race pure de chevaux arabes (...) ayant les plus belles qualités (CASS. MOIR. 1979). Prononc. et Orth.:[ (d)i], [ne ]. Formes nedji (Lar. encyclop., Lar. Lang. fr.),… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • 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 …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • History of Saudi Arabia — The rise of Islam in the 620s AD, the subsequent religious importance of the Arabian cities of Makkah (Makkah al Mukarramah, or Mecca), and Medina (the two holiest places in Islam), and the discovery of large oil reserves in the early twentieth… …   Wikipedia

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