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[dah-nuh, -huh-nuh]
  1. an area in the NE Rubʿ al Khali desert, comprising a region of E central Saudi Arabia.
  2. Rubʿ al Khali.
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Historical Examples of dahna

  • While we were in Khmard, our army fetched corn from Ghr and Dahna.

    The Bbur-nma in English

    Babur, Emperor of Hindustan

  • East of Nejd a strip of sandy desert 50 m. in width extends almost continuously from the great Nafud to the Dahna.

  • The poet was hospitably entertained at a place one day called for short and sweet Dahna Cardoch.

British Dictionary definitions for dahna


  1. a desert area in central Saudi Arabia, to the N of the Rub` al Khali (Empty Quarter)
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