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Ri·yadh

 (rē-yäd′)
The capital and largest city of Saudi Arabia, in the east-central part of the country east-northeast of Mecca. Situated in a desert oasis, it was a walled city until the oil boom of the 1950s led to the demolition of older structures to make way for commercial expansion.

Riyadh

(rɪˈjɑːd)
n
(Placename) the joint capital (with Mecca) of Saudi Arabia, situated in a central oasis: the largest city in the country. Pop: 5 514 000 (2005 est)

Ri•yadh

(riˈyɑd)

n.
the capital of Saudi Arabia, in the E central part. 1,500,000.
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Noun1.Riyadh - joint capital (with Mecca) of Saudi Arabia located in the central oasisRiyadh - joint capital (with Mecca) of Saudi Arabia located in the central oasis; largest city in Saudi Arabia
Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Saudi Arabia - an absolute monarchy occupying most of the Arabian Peninsula in southwest Asia; vast oil reserves dominate the economy
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Riyadh

[rɪˈyɑːd] NRiyadh m

Riyadh

[rɪˈjɑːd] nRiyad

Riyadh

[rɪˈjɑːd] nRiad f
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