(redirected from Nufud desert)
Also found in: Thesaurus, Encyclopedia.


A desert region of northern Saudi Arabia. It is noted for its red sand and sudden violent winds.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Nefud - a desert in northern Saudi Arabia that is noted for its red sand and violent winds
Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Saudi Arabia - an absolute monarchy occupying most of the Arabian Peninsula in southwest Asia; vast oil reserves dominate the economy
References in periodicals archive ?
Visitors can also explore the golden dunes of the Nufud Desert or the captivating beauty of the countryside.
The Shuwaymas rock paintings were discovered by Mahboub Al-Rasheedi, a teacher in a town in the Nufud Desert, in March 2001.
The worst storms hit me while I drove through northern Nufud desert between Hail and Jouf.