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A desert region of northern Saudi Arabia. It is noted for its red sand and sudden violent winds.
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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
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Lawrence's notebooks, now in the collection of the British Library, and worked up into the magnificent prose of 'Seven Pillars of Wisdom', provide a powerful evocation of this journey through harsh and pitiless land of Nefud desert.
A plausible hypothesis for the location of Thamudic art at Jebel Qattar and Jebel Gattar A and B is that it may reflect the route in which nomadic peoples, merchant traders and other travellers moved through the landscape as they traversed between Jubbah and neighbouring settlements to the south of the Nefud, such as the town of Ha'il.
It was also a place on the edge of the Nefud desert, where traders came en route between Madinah and Dumah.