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The capital and largest city of Saudi Arabia, in the east-central part of the country east-northeast of Mecca. Situated in a desert oasis, it was a walled city until the oil boom of the 1950s led to the demolition of older structures to make way for commercial expansion.
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(Placename) the joint capital (with Mecca) of Saudi Arabia, situated in a central oasis: the largest city in the country. Pop: 5 514 000 (2005 est)
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the capital of Saudi Arabia, in the E central part. 1,500,000.
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|Noun||1.||Riyadh - joint capital (with Mecca) of Saudi Arabia located in the central oasis; largest city in Saudi Arabia|
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Riyadh[rɪˈyɑːd] N → Riyadh m
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Riyadh[rɪˈjɑːd] n → Riyad
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Riyadh[rɪˈjɑːd] n → Riad f
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