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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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When Villiers returned to Kuwait in 1967, he was met at the airport by Nejdi who had become a prosperous businessman.
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The finalists among the locally bred sheep, called Nejdi sheep, were auctioned off to the highest bidder.