Taif


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Ta•if

(ˈtɑ ɪf)

n.
a city in W Saudi Arabia. 300,000.
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Noun1.Taif - a city in western Saudi Arabia to the east of Mecca
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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