[ ah-seer ]

  1. a district in SW Saudi Arabia.

Words Nearby Asir Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use Asir in a sentence

  • So we know that your ways do not matter to Thor or Odin or any one of the Asir, who love a good fighter.

    Wulfric the Weapon Thane | Charles W. Whistler
  • Surely the wrath of the Asir will fall on Heidrek ere long, if, indeed, the Asir care aught what a warrior does of wrong.

    A Sea Queen's Sailing | Charles Whistler
  • Odin and the Asir seemed far off at that time and in that place, and I half blamed myself for harkening.

    A Sea Queen's Sailing | Charles Whistler
  • Alsi grows white at this and trembles, for he minds the wondrous ring and the names of the Asir, but he asks for more certainty.

    Havelok The Dane | Charles Whistler
  • Farther north, in Asir, the plateau is more mountainous and contains many fertile valleys.

British Dictionary definitions for Asir


/ (æˈsɪə) /

  1. 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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