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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.
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(Placename) a region of central Saudi Arabia: formerly an independent sultanate of Arabia; united with Hejaz to form the kingdom of Saudi Arabia (1932)
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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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|Noun||1.||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
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