Hijaz

Hijaz

[hee-jaz; Arabic hee-zhahz]
noun
a region in Saudi Arabia bordering on the Red Sea, formerly an independent kingdom: contains the Islamic holy cities of Medina and Mecca. About 150,000 sq. mi. (388,500 sq. km). Capital: Mecca.
Also, Hedjaz, Hejaz.
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Hejaz, Hedjaz or Hijaz (hiːˈdʒæz)
 
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a region of W Saudi Arabia, along the Red Sea and the Gulf of Aqaba: formerly an independent kingdom; united with Nejd in 1932 to form Saudi Arabia. Area: about 348 600 sq km (134 600 sq miles)
 
Hedjaz, Hedjaz or Hijaz
 
n
 
Hijaz, Hedjaz or Hijaz
 
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Hijaz (hiːˈdʒæz)
 
n
a variant spelling of Hejaz

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