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Nejd

 (nĕjd) also Najd (năjd)
A vast plateau region of the central Arabian Peninsula. It was the nucleus for the modern state of Saudi Arabia.

Nejd

(nɛʒd; neɪd)
n
(Placename) a region of central Saudi Arabia: formerly an independent sultanate of Arabia; united with Hejaz to form the kingdom of Saudi Arabia (1932)

Nejd

(nɛdʒd, neɪd)

n.
a region of Saudi Arabia in the E central part: formerly a sultanate. ab. 400,000 sq. mi. (1,000,000 sq. km).
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Noun1.Nejd - 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
Arabia, Arabian Peninsula - a peninsula between the Red Sea and the Persian Gulf; strategically important for its oil resources
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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Saudi Arabia was born in the desert of Nejd and has since imposed its violence to the region on the back of religious radicalism.
Being a descendent of the Bani Tameem Tribe with their ancestral lineage dating back to Mudhar bin Nizar, the Al-Thanis settled on the Jibrin Oasis in the south of Nejd prior to their movement to the north of the Qatari Peninsula.
1932 - The kingdoms of Nejd and Hejaz merge to become the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
This is Nejd, a vast plateau in central Arabia that is nearly the size of France.
SPA) 2 photos Relations between Germany and Saudi Arabia were formalized as early as 1929 by the signing of the Treaty of Friendship between Germany and the Kingdom of the Hijaz and the Nejd.
La joven Union Sovietica fue el primer pais en reconocer la creacion del Reino del Hijaz y el Nejd en 1926, el que posteriormente se conformaria como Reino de Arabia Saudita en 1932.
The "pre-oil era" in the Middle East was marked by paradoxical political developments that seem nearly impossible today For instance, the communist Soviet Union enjoyed a warm relationship with the Kingdom of Hejaz and Nejd, and became the first state to recognize it, while Moscow's envoy to the Kingdom, Karim Khakimov, was a personal friend of its founder Ibn Saud.
The Kingdom of Hejaz and Nejd gained independence from Britain in 1927 before the two regions were unified to form which country in 1932?
The UK recognises the sovereignty of King Ibn Saud in the Kingdoms of Hejaz and Nejd, which later merge to become Saudi Arabia.
1932: The two kingdoms of Hejaz and Nejd are united under their ruler Abdul Aziz Ibn Saud with the name of Saudi Arabia.
The panellists include: Shadya Al Ismailiya, founder, Deema Oman; Nicolas Barakat, chief executive officer, Octal; Abdullah Al Wahaibi, business development manager, Voltamp Energy SAOG; and Shatha Abbas, director, The Nejd.