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Ri·yadh

 (rē-yäd′)
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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Riyadh

(rɪˈjɑːd)
n
(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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Ri•yadh

(riˈyɑd)

n.
the capital of Saudi Arabia, in the E central part. 1,500,000.
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Noun1.Riyadh - joint capital (with Mecca) of Saudi Arabia located in the central oasisRiyadh - joint capital (with Mecca) of Saudi Arabia located in the central oasis; largest city in Saudi Arabia
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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Translations

Riyadh

[rɪˈyɑːd] NRiyadh m
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Riyadh

[rɪˈjɑːd] nRiyad
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Riyadh

[rɪˈjɑːd] nRiad f
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10-11: Ieche - International Exhibition & Conference On Higher Education, Riyadh International Exhibition Centre, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Riyadh, 01 December 2018 SPA -- Members of the Diplomatic Corps accredited to the Kingdom paid a visit here today Riyadh Metro Visitors' Center.
Steady progress was being made on the Riyadh Metro development with about 75 per cent of the work already completed on the kingdom's ambitious project, reported Saudi Gazette citing a top official.
Islamabad/ Dubai -- Emirates will boost its services to Riyadh with the addition of a fourth daily flight to the Saudi capital from 1 September 2018.
Summary: 15 top Arab stars to perform in Riyadh, Jeddah, Dammam
ISLAMABAD -- Saudi women occupy about 38.5 percent of government and private sector jobs in Riyadh, according statistics released by the Riyadh Chamber of Commerce and Industry (RCCI).
The Bahrain flight services will now be via Riyadh instead of Kuwait, on a daily basis, and will be operated by an Airbus A340-600