a district in SW Saudi Arabia.
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Examples from the Web for asir
Historical Examples of asir
South of the Hejaz lies that rather vague area known as Asir.
What we call a heathen is one who worships the old gods--the Asir.
I know this, that had he scoffed at the Asir, I had listened to Neot not at all.
It was the ancient way, and a wonderful one--the way of the Asir with the dead Baldur.
There are those among you who know that the Asir were your forefathers.
British Dictionary definitions for asir
a region of SW Saudi Arabia, in the Southern Province on the Red Sea: under Turkish rule until 1933. Area: 81 000 sq km (31 000 sq miles)
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